Natalie’s role is being a Venture Partner to our portfolio of Anzisha Fellows and community development specialist at the African Leadership Academy.
Natalie’s role as Venture Partner is deeply focused on delivering the venture building support package, identifying and leveraging opportunities to connect entrepreneurs to relevant stakeholders to enable venture growth. It also involves identifying and facilitating cross-community connections, ensuring our Fellows are collaborating and connecting with each other as often as possible.
Prior to joining ALA, Natalie worked in the innovation support, investment banking as well as legal fields for over 8 years. Successfully leading programs focused on educating and developing entrepreneurial skills as well as knowledge transfer from established professionals.
Board Member/Advisor in the ALA Student Enterprise Program.
Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Witwatersrand
Social Impact Strategy: Tools for Entrepreneurs and Innovators, University of Pennsylvania
IBM Customer Engagement Specialist Certificate, IBM
Google Fundamentals of Digital Marketing Certificate, Google
High-Performance Collaboration: Leadership, Teamwork, and Negotiation, Northwestern University
Google Project Management Certificate
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): A Strategic Approach: Univ of Pennsylvania