When I started my first business, I had no idea what I was doing. Fresh from the pool, with absolutely no experience, I had never had a job, let alone run an entire business- I felt like I was drowning! Looking back, there are a few pieces of advice I wish that I had been [...]
Deputy Secretar, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
About Amanda Ellis
Within two years gender inclusive projects at the IFC grew from only 2% to 23% of the advisory portfolio. Over $40m was committed to financing women entrepreneurs in Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania through the first ever SME credit lines for women in Africa.