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An Evening with Yolanda Cuba

Join us for a stimulating evening in conversation with the accomplished Yolanda Cuba as we discover what it takes to build an impactful career in the technology and innovation sectors.

Date: August 11, 2020

5:30 pm

Yolanda Cuba is the Chief Digital and Fintech Officer of the MTN Group where she leads the strategic expansion of MTN's financial services and digital solutions effort as well as its transformation into a digital operator. She is a seasoned executive with extensive experience in the operational telecommunications and financial services sectors with commendable leadership and digital skills. 

Driven by a passion for education, financial and digital inclusion, Yolanda’s current role with the continental telecommunications giant allows her to exercise a passion to drive financial inclusion, digital innovation and transformation across the African continent. 

Having served as the CEO of Mvelaphanda Resources at the age of 29, Yolanda was the youngest CEO of a JSE listed company at the time. Before her tenure at MTN, she served as the CEO of Vodafone Ghana and was named Telecom CEO of the Year in 2018. She has received commendations from Forbes Magazine, as one of the Top 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa, and the World Economic Forum when she was selected as one of their Young Global Leaders. She is currently the executive director of Strategy and Business Support at South African Breweries and sits on the boards of SAB, Mvelaphanda Resources and Elementone Ltd. 

Join us for a stimulating evening in conversation with the accomplished Yolanda Cuba as we discover what it takes to build an impactful career in the technology and innovation sectors. 

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