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Scaling Local Solutions for Local Problems

Likumbi Kapihya serves as the Hub Manager for the Social Enterprise Academy (Zambia).

Likumbi is a social “intrapreneur” with a knack for matching local solutions for local problems with resources to help them scale. With over eight years multi-sector experience spanning legislature, think-tanks, NGOs and consultancies on three continents, she is passionate about catalysing social and economic development in Africa. Her current position as Hub Manager of the Social Enterprise Academy at BongoHive, Zambia’s first innovation and technology hub, sees her support a wide range of entrepreneurs creating solutions to some of the most pressing problems in their communities. She holds a bachelors in Economics from the City University of New York and a dual Masters of Public Policy and Administration from Science Po Paris and the Hertie School in Berlin. She was a named a 2019 African Leader by the Obama Foundation.