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Edith Dankwa is the CEO of the Business Financial Times. Business Financial Times is Africa’s leading source of credible and relevant business information to the business community, policy makers, investors and the international community through their newspapers as well as other media forms and events. Edith is involved in the executive/strategic management of the Business and Financial Times organisation. Her responsibilities include administering the group’s business and/or day-to-day operation to be in line with the objectives, articles of association, policies, rules, regulations instructions and resolutions of the board of directors meeting and/or shareholders meetings. They also include managing the group’s business operations in line with the companies’ policies, business plans and budget, and to meet financial goals as approved by the board of directors and ensuring the group’s overall business growth in accordance with the objectives and business plans of the group.

Julie Gichuru is an entrepreneur and media personality with investments in media, fashion retail and entertainment sectors. Julie is an independent director on the boards of Brand KENYA board and Acumen Communications Ltd and is a Fellow and Trustee of the Africa Leadership Initiative EA. Julie’s career in the media over the past 15 years has seen her work across the fields of broadcast, print and digital media. Julie has also pioneered an impressive number of television shows, from the first Kenyan investigative TV series, The Inside Story on KTN to various current affairs shows at NTV including political and current affairs programs Showdown, On the Spot, You The Jury and The People’s Voice, and the celebrated news program Sunday Live and peace and reconciliation program Fist to Five at Citizen TV.

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