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Africa Table: African HER-story-showcasing ambitious and inspirational black women in Africa and the Americas

Aishetu Fatima Dozie
October 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Encina Hall West, Room 219, 417 Galvez Mall

Lunch will be served.

Join the Center for African Studies for our weekly lunchtime lecture series. This week CAS summer research award recipients will present on their respective studies.

African HERstory: Women and the Drive to Succeed

Aishetu Fatima Dozie, Distinguished Careers Institute Fellow, Stanford University

Aishetu holds a BA from Cornell University, an MBA from the Harvard Business School, and she is currently a Distinguished Careers Institute (DCI) Fellow at Stanford. She is a proud feminist and advocates for the empowerment of women and the founder of African HERstory (, a media project showcasing successful African women on the continent.

Aishetu is also former investment banker focused on National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy. She founded a first-of-its-kind children’s play and activity center in Lagos and authored a children’s picture book entitled “Paloo & Friends in Imaginaria”. She loves writing and is a contributing columnist with Business Day Newspaper and currently writing a fiction novel. She is also a board advisor to BitPesa (Crypto/liquidity management in Africa) and a board member of Imagine Worldwide (EdTech).  For more on Aishetu click here 


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