Our Advisory Board

Sherry Silver

Sherry Silver is a creative director, dancer, actress and activist from Rwanda and famously known for her award-winning choreography on Childish Gambino’s This Is America. When she’s not working with Burna Boy, Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Cardi B and more, she travels the world to promote African cultures through dance.

Carol Ndosi

Carol Ndosi is a Tanzanian entrepreneur and development practitioner with a media and creative economy background. A 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow and 2018 Chevening Alumni, she is also the co-founder of a digital solution for farmers (KilimoUza), a Global Goals champion with the UN Tanzania and Global Goals Goalkeeper with the Gates Foundation.

Yasmin Kumi

Yasmin Kumi is an entrepreneur who founded AFG in 2016 to follow her passion for fostering economic value creation in Africa by creating the leading platform for freelance consulting services on the continent.

Uche Pedro

Uche Pedro has spent the last decade in digital entrepreneurship as the founder of BellaNaija, Africa’s leading lifestyle and advocacy digital media company with a community of over 5 million Africans on the continent and in the diaspora.

Bogolo Kenewendo

Bogolo J. Kenewendo is an African economist, a non-resident fellow at the Center for Global Development, Managing Director of Kenewendo Advisory and the former Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry in Botswana.

Betelhem Dessie

Betelhem Dessie is a 21-year-old Ethiopian youth technology education entrepreneur. She was named the young pioneer in Ethiopia’s emerging tech scene by CNN and BBC and included Quartz’s list of African innovators to watch for in 2019.