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A Business Approach to Social Change with Soraiya Verjee of Every1Mobile

August 20, 2020

Soraiya Verjee has been a Director at Every1Mobile for the past 7 years, working to deliver digital solutions to drive social change in communities across sub-Saharan Africa. In this conversation, Soraiya shares her journey over 15 years of international business experience, ranging from technology to financial services to social impact. We talk about the major shifts in her life that brought her from a childhood in Kenya to the bank of Barclay’s in London, and finally how she ended up at Every1Mobile. This episode touches on her work building unusual partnerships between the public and private sector; how a business and corporate background prepared her for building sustainable systems; and the unpredictable twists and turns of life that can somehow land a person in a career that never existed before. 

 

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