Maya Chorengal

Ms. Chorengal is Senior Partner, Impact, and Financial Services Sector Lead at The Rise Fund. Also serves as a Director of Varo Money, Kiva, GloboKasNet, and Nithio. Additionally, she's on the Industry Advisory Council of the US National Advisory Board on Impact Investing and the Advisory Boards of the Harvard Business School Social Enterprise Initiative and CASE i3 at Duke University. Maya has over 20 years of private equity, venture capital, and impact investing experience in the US and emerging markets, including co-founding venture impact firm, Elevar Equity, and previously working at Warburg Pincus.

Queen Chinyere Quinn

Ms. Chinyere Quinn is Co-Founder and Partner at Kupanda Capital. She has helped to found several new companies and ventures, including Fraym and Nithio. Prior to this, she was an Investment Officer in the Private Sector Department of the African Development Bank and a management associate with the Citigroup Corporate and Investment Bank.

Bobby Pittman

Mr. Pittman is Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Kupanda Capital. Has helped found numerous companies, including Fraym where he currently serves as Chairman, and Nithio. Previously, Bobby was VP of Infrastructure, Private Sector and Regional Integration at the African Development Bank (AfDB).  He also held senior positions at several U.S. government agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency, National Security Council, Treasury Department, State Department and served as the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs in the White House

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