Jane Mwangi is a member of the GDI Africa board and the CEO of AJW AFRICA (Apprentice Job Work Africa). AJW AFRICA designs and executes Shared Value Programs on behalf of Local, International and Regional Banks, Corporates, Donor Partners and other institutions seeking to create sustainable livelihoods in Africa, while realizing far-reaching Business and Social Impact in varied sectors.
Development Executive with 30+ years experience in Program Design and Coordination, Resource Mobilization and Fund Negotiation. Conceptualized a job creation program that seeks to skill Africa’s youth for self-employment across five East African Nations. The program has received Continental and Global recognition, and won Accolades for both the Bank the Foundation including: 2018 Financial Times Award London (Bank of the Year Banking in the Community), 2017 Euro Bank, London (Bank of the Year Banking in Society Award), and on a personal leadership level 2018 African Woman Leader Award by the World CSR Community, Mauritius. Successfully negotiated a 125 Million Dollar partnership with MasterCard Foundation (MCF) for a project titled ‘MCF Young Africa Works – Kenya’. (September 2019 to August 2024 Project period).