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Davies Kunderi

Recognizing the transformative potential of MSMEs in community economies, Davies, in his role at SOMO Africa, supports diverse entrepreneurs in marginalized communities by providing essential resources, knowledge, funding, and market access. He ensures that each donation directly fosters growth, sustainability, innovation, and job creation. With six years of experience working closely with micro and small […]

Sarah Mujulizi

A seasoned communications professional with over 5 years of experience, she excels in delivering strategic media and communication solutions to government, non-profit organizations, and international bodies. Currently, she is focused on supporting Africa’s leading social entrepreneurs through her role as the Fellowships and Partnerships Manager at Ashoka. In this capacity, she identifies and supports social […]

Anabahati Mlay

A trained lawyer with expertise as a gender mainstreaming trainer, she has over eight years of experience leading women and youth-led leadership programs, including the Female Future Programme in Tanzania. She is also a DOT alumna from the Dare to Change Programme in 2020. Currently, she spearheads the Graça Machel Women Creating Wealth-Intergenerational Programme in […]

Desire Kachenje

A seasoned Strategy and Innovation Consultant in Digital Financial Services, she specializes in developing and implementing strategies, operating models, and business valuations to foster innovation and collaboration for inclusive financial systems. Currently championing for real-time payment systems to enhance financial inclusion at the Mojaloop Foundation, she previously co-founded East Africa’s first LinkedIn Lead-Generation agency to […]

Caroline Mohoni

Caroline Mohoni is a highly accomplished professional with a background in Computer Engineering and Information Technology. She is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and currently serves as the ICT Audit Manager at Mkombozi Commercial Bank PLC, bringing extensive experience from her previous roles at the e-Government Authority (e-GA) and KPMG East Africa. Alongside her […]

Paul Mpokwa

Paul is the Project Manager (Innovative Finance), supporting the implementation of seed funding and grants initiatives at DOT. He brings a wealth of experience in entrepreneurship, innovation, and impactful initiatives. He holds a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from the University of Edinburgh Business School, he is a recipient of the UK government’s prestigious […]

Safarani Seushi

Safarani Seushi is a seasoned international development professional hailing from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. With extensive experience in both rural and urban communities, Safarani specializes in implementing impactful projects focused on Financial Inclusion for Women, Agriculture and Value Chain Development, and Digital and Economic Inclusion for young women and men. In her role as the […]

Ndimbumi Msongole

Ndimbumi is a seasoned marketing expert with a background in television production, public relations, and partnerships management. For the past 11 years, she has successfully led marketing and public relations efforts for different organizations by building brand authority and thought leadership. Digital technology enthusiast, Ndimbumi joined DOT Tanzania in 2017 as a Communications Specialist and progressed […]

Sophia Abeid

Sophia is an Electronics & Telecoms engineer and a young innovator who has been passionate about the STEM field since the age of 13. She is the youngest awardee to receive an award by Next Einstein Forum in Tanzania under the “Women emerging in STEM careers” category. She works to promote STEM subjects to girls […]

Fredrick H. Semainda

Frederick Semainda is the director and co-founder of Tanzania Youth Espouse for Gender and Development (TYEGD). He is a champion of the Sustainable Development Goals, and passionate about gender equality, peace, human rights, and justice. Frederick has trained hundreds of members of his community in entrepreneurship and digital skills as a #DOTYouth. Frederick shares, “I […]

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