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8 - 12 November 2021
Virtual Event

Aubrey Hruby
Senior Fellow, Africa Center. Co-founder at Africa Expert Network


Aubrey Hruby is a Co-Founder of the Africa Expert Network (AXN), Insider PR and an investor in African start-ups. As a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and advisor Fortune 500 companies doing business in Africa, she speaks and writes regularly on African business issues for the Financial Times and Axios.

She has interviewed with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg Radio, CNBC, CCTV, and Africa24. Aubrey sits on the board of Invest Africa USA, the private sector advisory board of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) and two dynamic Nigerian companies.

She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Young Leader at the Milken Institute. Aubrey teaches at Georgetown University and the co-author of award-winning The Next Africa (Macmillan, 2015). She earned an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a MA from Georgetown University.

Agenda Sessions

  • The importance of investing in digital infrastructure to drive economic recovery and growth