Managing Director, Global Women’s Issues
Kathryn C. Kaufman has built a career serving both the public and private sectors, with a focus on pursuing how governments can support private industry to spur economic growth and stability. She currently serves as Managing Director, Global Women’s Issues. Ms. Kaufman is responsible for leading OPIC’s 2X Women’s Initiative, a top priority for the Administration. Before joining OPIC, Ms. Kaufman was a founding Partner at New Magellan Ventures (NMV).
SBM BANK KENYA
Head of Women Markets
Maggie is a seasoned Investment banker, worked for StateStreet Bank in Boston, Massachusetts, USA for over 10 years, she rose through the Corporate America leadership ranks purely through merit. She is such a risk taker, she made a bold move- relocated to Kenya to work with Chase Bank start Diaspora & Remittances unit since 2011 to bank International clients. Maggie is a passionate, self driven go-getter and a highly sought after speaker and mentor to many young girls. She is also a GEC member
KCB BANK KENYA
Annastacia is an astute Career Banker with over eighteen (18) years’ experience in Banking and eight (8) years in senior management in strategic leadership and business development. Previously held roles include Regional Business Manager and Branch Manager. She has gained experience and competence across various disciplines under Business Growth areas, People Management- (Performance Management, Leadership and talent development), Business Risk and Compliance, Change Management, Channel Optimiza
IFC/SME Finance Forum
Financial Sector Specialist
Minerva Kotei leads the women’s entrepreneurship finance activities and coordinates data initiatives at the SME Finance Forum, a G-20 initiative managed by IFC. She has over 18 years’ experience in the financial sector and has worked on a range of financial sector projects across the World Bank Group, including MSME initiatives in East Asia and the Pacific, South Asia, East and West Africa. Prior to joining the Forum, she led IFC’s global leasing operations.