The Everyday Leader

Conversations with leaders from across Africa’s companies, organizations, and governments about their experience managing teams and projects throughout their careers.

Mercy Ojwang'-Kinyua: Director of Operations, OkHi Smart AddressingIdentifying leadership "bad habits", intentionally learning from other leaders, and defaulting to transparency
Hillary Sang: Collections & Repayments Lead, Apollo AgricultureScaling up field teams, running call centers, and putting yourself in your team’s shoes
Thatcher Mweu: Project Manager, SendyManaging communication flows, the benefits of serving as an Executive Assistant early in your career, and work-life balance at startups
Wiza Jalakasi: VP of Global Developer Relations, Chipper CashGetting the timing right during career transitions, managing pan-African scale-ups, and building a personal brand online
Asha Mweru: Director of Talent & Operations, African Management InstituteCombining creator and operator roles, seeing your own leadership challenges in others, and selecting a team-wide OKR tool
Babatunde Ogundeko: Growth Manager, Helium HealthStepping up to fill team gaps, partnering with existing teams to roll out new products, and the power of approachability