Lupita Nyon’go and Wangechi Mutu Named in List of 20 Young Power Women in Africa

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Lupita Nyon’go and Wangechi Mutu Named in List of 20 Young Power Women in Africa

Lupita Nyon’go and Wangechi Mutu Named in List of 20 Young Power Women in AfricaKenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o has made headlines yet again after appearing in Forbes 20 Young Power Women In Africa 2013. Lupita landed the list together with Wangechi Mutu who is an artist and a sculptor who lives and works in Brooklyn.

Here is a full list of the other 18 women courtesy of Crazy Gossip:

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(1) Folake Folarin Coker, Fashion Designer, Founder and CEO, Tiffany Amber Beauty (Nigeria)

(2) Tara Fela Durotoye, Beauty Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO, House of Tara International (Nigeria)

(3) Ola Orekunrin, Medical Doctor, Founder, The Flying Doctors. (Nigeria)

(4) Isabel Dos Santos, Investor. (Angola)

(5) Mimi Alemayehou, Executive Vice President, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) (Ethiopia)

(6) Vera Songwe, Country Director, World Bank, Senegal (Cameroon)

(7) Rapelang Rabana, Entrepreneur, CEO and Founder, Yeigo Communications (South Africa)

 

(8) Claire Akamanzi, Chief Operating Officer, Rwanda Development Board (Rwanda)

(9) Valentina da Luz Guebuza, Investor (Mozambique)

(10) Hadeel Ibrahim, Executive Director, Mo Ibrahim Foundation (Sudan)

(11) Alengot Oromait, Member Of Parliament (Uganda)

(12) Monica Musonda, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Java Foods (Zambia)

(13) Lindiwe Mazibuko, Politician & Parliamentary Leader, Democratic Alliance (DA) (South Africa)

(14) Minoush Abdel-Meguid, Private Equity Investor, Entrepreneur, Investment Banker (Egypt)

 

(15) Sibongile Sambo, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of SRS Aviation (South Africa)

(16) Lupita Nyong’o, Actress and Filmmaker (Kenya)

(17) Amini Kajunju, President & CEO, Africa-America Institute, (Democratic Republic of Congo)

(18) NoViolet Bulawayo, Author (Zimbabwe)

(19) Wangechi Mutu, Artist and Sculptor (Kenya)

(20) Angellah Kariuki, Politician (Tanzania)

 

Lupita Nyon’go and Wangechi Mutu Named in List of 20 Young Power Women in Africa

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