Akinyi Ochieng is a social impact consultant with broad expertise supporting Fortune 500 companies as well as leading brands, nonprofits and foundations in weaving social impact and sustainability into their strategy, operations, partnerships, marketing and communications across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She has led marketing strategies for fast-growing, venture-backed financial technology companies including Nova Credit and WorldRemit, where she managed communications and corporate social responsibility for Africa. She is also an advisor to TheBoardroom Africa, a CDC-backed initiative that aims to accelerate women’s representation in African business. Ms. Ochieng writes about business, culture, and politics in emerging markets for a diverse set of publications including the World Economic Forum Agenda, National Public Radio (NPR), Quartz, Slate, Forbes Middle East, and OkayAfrica, among others. In 2019, she was named one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent in media under 40. Ms. Ochieng holds a BA from Yale University and an MSc from the London School of Economics.