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. She is a Chevening scholar; she has an MSc in International Economics from the University of Sussex (UK). She is a BQA accredited trainer on economic issues and a certified Project Management PRINCE 2 practitioner. Kenewendo is a member of the United Nations Secretary-General (UN SG) António Guterres’ High-Level Panel on digital cooperation and group on Financing for Development, a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Future Council for Global Public Goods in the Fourth Industrial Revolution and also a WEF Young Global Leader. She is also the co-founder and chairperson of Molaya Kgosi Trust. Kenewendo has received many accolades for her work as an economist and gender activist, including being named one of the Top 8 remarkable Young leaders around the world by Vogue UK 2020, Top100 Most Influential Africans(various publications) 2018,2019, Young people changing governments (A political and Foreign Policy) 2019 and one of Chevening’s 35 Global ChangeMakers.