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Evelyne DIOH
Managing Director at WIC CAPITAL


Evelyne Dioh SIMPA is the Managing Director of WIC Capital, the first investment fund to exclusively target women led early stage businesses in West Africa. The fund was set up in 2019 by the Women’s Investment Club Senegal, a group of +80 senegalese businesswomen. Evelyne is an experienced Investment professional who joined WIC Capital from FONSIS, Senegal’s sovereign wealth fund, where she was responsible for managing +EUR 100 million transactions in several sectors, including industry, energy, agriculture. She formerly worked at the General Inspection of the Société Générale Group. She holds a Master’s degree in Management and a M.Sc. in Management Control from EDHEC Business School in France.

Evelyne’s life mission is to contribute to the development of the African private sector, by reinforcing and growing small businesses. She is also passionate about gender issues in modern African societies.

Agenda Sessions

  • International Trade Centre Pitch Competition 2020

  • Fireside Chat: Startup Investment readiness: What does it take for a startup