Tebogo Mokwena

Cofounder, CEO
Akiba Digital

Tebogo is a technology entrepreneur who is passionate about solving for financial inclusion especially for women and underserved segments in Africa. She founded a fintech called Akiba Digital that helps small businesses access financing better using alternative credit scoring. She formally played a role in building digital banks and digital educational platforms to bridge access gaps in Africa

Event Schedule

19 July 2023
Start Time End Time Session Description Action
10:30 am EEST 12:00 pm EEST The Nexus of Women, Capital and Entrepreneurship in Africa
Room MH 4-2

Our session is an intergenerational dialogue that aims to understand how women have been thriving in African economies, what barriers have been overcome and what the Read More

Tebogo Mokwena

Cofounder, CEO

Akiba Digital

Salam Al-Nukta

Business and Innovation Consultant


Ijangolet Ogwang

Impact Investing Professional


Siphokazi Sibahle Magadla

Economics Consultant

International Finance Corporation (IFC)


Magdalene Dorto

Not applicable Not applicable

Deborah Nyirenda

Not applicable Not applicable

Yashmin Fernandes

Director Women's Digital Financial Inclusion Hub, Women's World Banking

Stella Anyangwe

End Polo Now Coordinator Rotary International

Blandine Umuziranenge

Founder and CEO Kosmotivr

Taryn Russell

Deputy Executive Director Results Canada

Djeinaba Kane

Advocacy & Partnership Lead AfricaNenda

Rafiat Akinokun

Youth Advorate and cub's health nurse

Melania Chiponda

Gender and Climate Advisor The African Women's Development and Communication Network (FEMNET)

Aries Setiadi

Managing Director Fintech Association Indonesia

Claude Mambo Muvunyi

Director General Rwanda Biomedical Center

Hanna Lemma

Co-founder & Contributor Addis Powerhouse

Kathryn Toure

Regional Director, Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office IDRC

Dr. Lisa Avery

Assistant Professor, University of Manitoba; Director Africa Initiatives

Carmen Correa

CEO Pro Mujer

Tawakkol Karman

Nobel Peace Price Laureate Tawakkol Karman Foundation

Anis Farid

Research Project Manager Women's Aid Organisation

Patricia Elias

Every Woman International Lawyer; Chief, Global Diplomatic Campaign

Lipi Rahman

Executive Director, Badabon Sangho Every Woman Indrani Fellow

Kigali Convention Center - KG 2 Roundabout, Kigali, Rwanda