Fellowship Year: 2019
Nationality: South Africa
Job Title: Partner & Global Digital Practice Lead
Organisation: Dalberg Advisors


Job Title: Partner & Global Digital Practice Lead

Organisation: Dalberg Advisors

Professional History: Robin Miller is a Partner and founding member of Dalberg’s Africa Team. She also founded and leads the firm’s Global Digital Practice, which focuses on building initiatives that leverage digital platforms and data to drive inclusive growth. Robin’s day-to-day work includes advising national governments, co-designing solutions with innovators and entrepreneurs, and supporting regional and global investors and foundations on the effective deployment of capital.

Within this portfolio of work, Robin co-leads Dalberg’s partnership with the Mastercard Foundation on Young Africa Works, an initiative that aims to ensure 30 million young people in Africa secure dignified and fulfilling work by 2030. Her work has included the design of last-mile connectivity solutions for primary care clinics across Nigeria and banking agents in rural Kenya; as well as support to African governments in the design of digital transformation strategies and labor market information systems.

Prior to Dalberg, Robin co-founded Praekelt.org, a tech-enabled social enterprise that builds technology platforms to drive both social and economic growth. Since 2007, Praekelt.org platforms have reached over 100 million users across the continent with crucial information on issues such as maternal and child health, and youth employment.

Robin has been recognized as a thought leader and expert on the topic of digital transformation on a range of global platforms, including the BBC, Financial Times, and the World Economic Forum. She was an inaugural member of the African Leadership Network.

Academic and professional credentials: She holds a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Management with honors from Boston College.



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The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.