Fellowship Year: 2020
Nationality: South Africa
Job Title: Founder and Director
Organisation: Bernika Health


Job Title: Founder and Director

Organisation: Bernika Health

Professional History: Dana Mopulunga is the Founder and Director of Bernika Health, a health-care solutions company that provides healthcare solutions to the private and public sector, which include medical consumables, e-health and mobile clinics. Dana also serves an executive of Bigradap Group Technologies, an Information and Communications Techology (ICT ) firm providing integrated data and Information Technology (IT) solutions in Africa, with a base in the DRC and South Africa.

Her business interests extend to other sectors, such as agriculture, primarily agritech. She has a strong interest in promoting governance and sustainability in African businesses. Her preferred model is to develop private-public partnerships to bridge the resource gap. With her years of working in IT, Dana is an advocate for digitalization in Africa, which she argues is imperative for the growth and development of African economies.

She is passionate about re-defining and empowering young women in business in Africa. Shaped by her origin in the Democratic Republic of Congo and her upbringing in South Africa, she has served and continues to serve on the board of charitable organizations.

Dana is reading for her MPHIL in International Business from the Gordon Institute of Business Science at the University of Pretoria.

Academic and professional credentials: Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences from the University of Stellenbosch
Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the University of Witwatersrand



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