Akinyi Ochieng

Marketing at Nova Credit

Overseas Under 33

“I am a conduit for community. I use the power of stories and technology to bridge cultures and create new opportunities for the global, moving population.”

I’M PASSIONATE ABOUT

Economic empowerment.

YOU CAN HELP ME BY

Helping me open doors. Over the next two decades, over 80% of population growth in the US and the UK will be driven by migration, yet many products and services today in these two countries and beyond fail to recognise the vibrant, diverse communities that will support the future of these societies and economies. If you’re interested in how you can use data to design inclusive products that reflect the make-up of our society, please reach out.

ABOUT AKINYI OCHIENG

Akinyi Ochieng leads enterprise marketing at Nova Credit, a fintech company enabling the financial inclusion of migrant communities. Beyond Nova Credit, Akinyi is a passionate advocate for economic development and gender equality. She is an advisor to The Boardroom Africa, a CDC-backed initiative that aims to accelerate women’s representation in African business, as well as to the Partnership for Natural Ingredients, which supports the development of sustainable supply chains in the Global South. Her writing and policy analysis has appeared in NPR, Forbes, CNBC, the World Economic Forum, African Business Magazine, Slate and other publications.

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