Wednesday 17th January 2018

#13 Dambisa Moyo

One of the most successful daughters of our wonderful country who every year raises Zambia’s position in the international community.

Dr. Dambisa Moyo is a pre-eminent thinker, who influences key decision-makers in strategic investment and public policy. She is respected for her unique perspectives, her balance of contrarian thinking with measured judgment, and her ability to turn economic insight into investible ideas. She gained world wide fame after educating Bill Gates the founder of Microsoft on the reality of life in Africa and why not all of the Gates Foundation’s aid activities are helpful.

Moyo has earned a strong reputation as a top-tier opinion former and trusted advisor on Macroeconomics, Geopolitics, Technology and Millennial themes.


She holds a PhD in Economics from Oxford, a Masters from Harvard, and is recognized for fresh and innovative ideas as the Author of three New York Times Bestselling Books:
Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa
How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead
Winner Take All: China’s race for Resources and What it Means for the World

Dambisa was named in the list of Time’s 100 Most Influential people in the world; writes for the Financial Times, WSJ, Barron’s, Harvard Business Review and has travelled to 80 countries. She is an inspiration for all Zambians.

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