Forbes Releases List Of The 20 Youngest Power Women In Africa 2014


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Forbes just released it’s annual list of the youngest power women.

The list celebrates 20 influential female leaders, groundbreakers and ceiling crashers who are transforming the continent from their communities.

  • Fatima-Zahra Mansouri, Moroccan, Mayor of Marrakech
  • Ada Osakwe, Nigerian, Advisor to the Honorable Minister Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Nigeria
  • Amy Jadesimi, Nigerian, Managing Director, LADOL
  • Naisula Lesuuda, Senator, Kenya
  • Amira Elmissiry, Zimbabwean, Special Assistant to the President of the African Development Bank
  • Rimini Makama, Nigeria, Director, Africa Practice
  • Afua Osei (Ghanaian) and Yasmin Belo-Osagie (Nigerian), Co-Founders, She Leads Africa
  • Phumzile Van Damme, South African, Member Of Parliament
  • Tebogo Mashego, South African, Entrepreneur
  • Naadiya Moosajee, South African, Co-founder, Women In Engineering
  • Irene Koki Mutungi, Kenyan, Pilot
  • Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji, Nigerian, Social entrepreneur
  • Yvonne Khamati, Kenyan, Deputy Head of Mission at Kenya Embassy, Somalia
  • Kamayirese Germaine, Rwandese, State Minister for Energy and Water, Rwanda
  • Adiat Disu, Nigerian, Founder, African Fashion Week
  • Jamila Abass, Linda Kwamboka, and Susan Oguya, Kenyan, Co-founders, MFarm
  • Tabetha Kanengoni Malinga, Zimbabwean, Deputy Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture

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