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“I would like to see the perverse system of inequality redressed”

For Black History Month, we caught up with Queen Chinyere Quinn, an alumna of MPhil in Innovation, Strategy & Organisation (2010) and a PhD (2011-2015). Queen Chinyere Quinn During her time at Cambridge Judge, Queen co-founded the Cambridge Africa Business…

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Catching up with Ayobami Akinyode Olunloyo for Black History Month

For Black History Month this October, we caught up with Ayobami Akinyode Olunloyo, an Executive MBA graduate of Cambridge Judge Business School (EMBA 2018). A native of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, Ayobami was named in 2020 to the “Best and…

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Ayobami Akinyode Olunloyo in front of King's College, Cambridge.

Making an impact as a female entrepreneur in Africa

Joyce Ollunga (MFin 2008), outgoing COO of Arifu, a learning platform for emerging markets, talks about her time at Arifu and her experience as a female entrepreneur. Joyce Ollunga had always wanted a career that would allow her to have…

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The ‘present’ is not only a moment in time, finds award-winning sustainability paper

A study co-authored by Helen Haugh of Cambridge Judge that finds a 'long present' in the thinking of African tea producers wins a Responsible Research in Management Award from the Academy of Management. Dr Helen Haugh Songwriters have long found…

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Credit Collections & Rik Magazine: New study highlights progress in fintech regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) at the Cambridge Judge Business School today published the report of findings from its “Fintech regulation in Sub-Saharan Africa” study, which provides one of the first overviews of the regulatory landscape in the…

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Study provides overview of fintech regulatory landscape in Sub-Saharan Africa

A new report from the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance assesses where sectoral and cross-sectoral regulatory frameworks have been established in Sub-Saharan Africa to allow for more effective regulatory benchmarking and knowledge sharing. The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF)…

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Africa focus: Cambridge MBA students bring African development to top of the agenda

In recent years, Africa's growth story has created many exciting possibilities for business and for individuals seeking to contribute and lead positive change. As more African professionals seek postgraduate business education to upskill and contribute, Cambridge Judge Business School (CJBS)…

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Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance and World Economic Forum host MENA Regional Fintech Roundtable

Two-day virtual event convenes central bankers, regulators, development organisations and leading FinTech firms to examine practical partnerships for digital finance growth. Finance at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and the World Economic Forum have announced the successful completion…

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Representation matters: the MBA startup creating African stories

We meet a Cambridge MBA alumnus creating children's books that address the gap in the market for African literature for the very young. Kunda Kids is a dynamic content creation studio that is innovating at pace to "inspire the next…

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Oladele Olafuyi, (MBA 2017) and his wife Louisa holding some of their story books.

BBC: We, the three Queens of Africa

Micheline Ntiru, a Cambridge MBA alumna (MBA 2009), is co-host of the YouTube Channel We 3 Queens of Africa. She recently appeared on BBC The She World programme, which focuses on the life experiences of women in today’s Africa. Watch…

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