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Judy Njino, country coordinator, Global Compact Kenya:

“Gender equality is essential for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals, and the private sector must play its role by providing equal opportunities for women throughout their operations and value chains. Stock exchanges can have an enormous impact by encouraging gender diversity within listed companies and ensuring accessibility of capital market services to women-owned businesses and female entrepreneurs.”

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Ken Kinyua, CEO, KopoKopo: 

“The use of mobile solutions is not expected to decline in Sub-Saharan Africa, especially if you consider that by 2022, there will be over 1billion mobile subscribers in the region according to recent research.”

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Michael Monari, CEO, Longitude Finance:

“Small businesses are the largest employers and are vital in the economic growth of a country. According to Kenya’s Micro and Small EnterprisesAuthority, almost 80 percent of the country’s critical jobs are created by these small enterprises.”

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Nasim Devji, Group CEO, DTB:

“Merchants, communities, companies and other entities ought to come together and leverage on technology to offer services that best serve the consumers through innovation. As we know, innovation makes life easier and improves its quality but its major challenge is infrastructure.”

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