Amanobea is the founder and CEO of Women’s DNA Fund, a first-time impact venture capital fund with a mission to develop, nurture and advance the success of women entrepreneurs in the missing middle. She is also
Amanobea is an author whose book, “African Female Entrepreneurship: Merging Profit and Social Motives for the Greater Good”, published in October 2017 by Palgrave Macmillan , explores how women’s entrepreneurship benefits communities. Her doctoral thesis examined the impact of female entrepreneurship on poverty alleviation. Her recent experience includes part-time consulting for Mannion Daniels, UK, as a fiduciary risk consultant for francophone grant applicants, and consulting for International Development Advisory Services (IDAS), KPMG Ghana as a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) expert, on an assignment for the Rural Enterprises Programme. In 2016 she consulted for the Graça Machel Trust as Programme Manager of the financial inclusion programme, New Faces New Voices, with chapters in seventeen African countries.
Amanobea worked with Gold Fields Limited and Anglo American Corporation in South Africa, providing SME development and support services on their behalf, to Black South African entrepreneurs. She was instrumental in setting up and running the Gold Fields Thusanang Centre, providing development support and capacity building to small to medium enterprises (SMEs), entrepreneurs, and businesses in South African gold mining communities. Prior to this she was a Management Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers and KPMG in Ghana and Zambia respectively. Amanobea is passionate about helping entrepreneurs to reach their full potential, while growing their developmental impact.
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