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Fellow appointed Managing Director at Convergence Finance

2014 Fellow Ladé Araba has been appointed as the Managing Director, Africa, at Convergence Finance, a global network that generates blended finance data, intelligence, and deal flow to increase private sector investment in developing countries. Prior to this, Araba was the Africa Region Representative also at Convergence Finance.

Araba is also the Co-Founder/President of the Visiola Foundation which empowers African girls and young women through education, training, and mentoring in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

She has served as Technical Adviser to the former Minister of Finance of Nigeria and was the Head of the Strategic Monitoring Unit.  Additionally, she was an Adviser in the Power Sector Team at the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF), a Technical Assistance Program funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID). Prior to NIAF, Ladé was Technical Adviser to the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) where she advised on the building blocks for financing regional infrastructure projects and promoting intra-African trade.

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