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Cassandra is a business strategy, operations, sustainability, and economic development professional with 10+ years of experience and increasing responsibility across Africa, North America, and Europe.
Currently Partnerships Manager within Google's Android Platform Partnerships team dedicated to bringing new users in Africa to the Android and Play platforms and improving partner (Telco, OEM, etc) and end user experience. Previously worked on Google's Project Link, geared towards bringing high quality, low cost internet to various African countries through sustainable infrastructure projects.
Prior to Google, worked with company executives at Rolls-Royce Plc and North America. Joined as a Finance Associate on the company's competitive executive track Finance Leadership Development Program and worked on Business Development, Finance Strategy and Business Assurance projects. Also consulted for the Mara Foundation's start-up and mentoring incubators, and played a critical consulting role in the establishment of Kina Advisory - a Pan-African socio-economic advisory firm.
Cassandra graduated from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) with a Masters in International Affairs focused on Economic and Political Development. She is also a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce with a BSc in Finance and International Business.