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Ramatoulaye Diallo Shagaya
Director, Digital Financial Services at Sonatel


Ms Diallo is currently the award-winning CEO of Orange Money in Sénégal and Director of Mobile Financial Services in the Orange Sonatel cluster across 5 countries. Throughout her 20+ year career, Rama has been a driving force in promoting economic growth and entrepreneurship in telecoms, technology and e-commerce in Africa. As a leader and manager at at Emerging Capital Partners, Endeavor South Africa and Etisalat Nigeria, she has leveraged her experience and expertise in venture capital, private equity investment and investment banking to help small companies, large corporations, and nonprofit organizations achieve financial and strategic growth objectives. She has also started and managed businesses in Nigeria and South Africa.

Rama has a MBA from Harvard Business School, and a BA magna cum laude in Mathematics & Economics from Bryn Mawr College. Rama also holds a Diploma in Practitioner Coaching and Leadership Development.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: Future of Digital Financial Services in Africa

  • Panel: Exploring start-up and MNO partnership opportunities


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