Founder of LEAP Africa, Ndidi Nwuneli will be presenting at the MBA15 Brush-up session which will take place at Lagos Business School on Thursday, September 1, 2016. The session which is focused on “Social Enterprise and Innovation in Africa- a Changing Landscape, a Personal Journey”, will allow her share her personal experience of social entrepreneurship and how the entrepreneurship scene has changed in almost two decades of her involvement.
Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli is a Nigerian social entrepreneur; she is the Founder of LEAP Africa, a nonprofit organisation that focuses on encouraging leadership and development initiatives for youth and business owners in Nigeria. She is also the Co-Founder of AACE Food Processing & Distribution Ltd. (AACE Foods), an indigenous agro-processing company. Nwuneli is also one of the directors of Sahel Capital & Advisory Partners, an advisory and private equity firm in Nigeria, which focuses on the agribusiness and manufacturing sectors.
Nwuneli holds an MBA and a BSc in Economics. She attended The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, where she concentrated in strategic and multinational management. She was also enrolled at the prestigious Harvard Business School (HBS), where she received both the Harvey Fellowship and the National Black MBA Association Graduate Scholarship.