26TH FEBRUARY - 2ND MARCH 2018

Afua Osei

Afua Osei

Co Founder, She Leads Africa

Afua is a co-founder of She Leads Africa, a digital media company focused on young professional African women, where she leads the online team. She’s been all over the world with her career serving as a Fulbright Scholar in Malaysia, working in the Office of First Lady Michelle Obama in the White House, and working on more than 6 different political campaigns as a strategy and communications consultant.

She moved to Nigeria in 2012 to serve as a business and operations consultant at McKinsey & Company, advising large corporations and multinationals across Africa. She has a masters in public policy (MPP) and business administration (MBA) from the University of Chicago. She started SLA with a colleague from McKinsey and the two have since been named by Forbes Africa as 2 of the youngest power women in Africa (2014). Afua was also named by Ventures Africa as one of the top 25 African innovators to watch (2016).