Faith PellaHead of MFS - Corporates, Partnerships & Government at Millicom
Faith Pella is an accomplished fintech and digital transformation enthusiast. With over 14 years' experience working in the Fintech and Digital payment sector. Her career began as a Finance Officer and transitioned to Business Development, Product and Business Manager to Country Manager then grew to regional roles in the position of Global Head of Risk and Compliance and later as COO in one of the Africa leading FinTech and Digital Solutions Company. She is now the Head of Corporate, partnerships and Government at Tigo Pesa, A Co-founder to an Agritech startup and a Board member of Tanzania Startup Association.
She studied at the Institute of Finance Management where she completed her bachelor's degree in Accounting then later joined to complete her Master’s in Business Administration Specialized in International Business and Business Strategy from University of Virginia, She is also a Digital Money Certified by the Fletcher School – Tufts University and also Digital Transformation Certificate from University of Virginia. She recently got certified by Harvard University under HarvardX on a Fintech program and a Certificate in Digital strategies for Business at Columbia Business School. Her aspiration is to enhance the social and economic impact for youth and women in Africa through technology innovation.