Amrote Abdella Microsoft 4Africa
Amrote is the Regional Director for VC & Startups for Microsoft’s 4Afrika Initiative, a multi-year commitment by Microsoft to actively engage in Africa’s economic development to improve its global competitiveness. Before joining Microsoft, Amrote was in Geneva working with the World Economic Forum as Associate Director for the Africa region where she was responsible for key relationships and strategic initiatives with African government and business leaders. Prior to the World Economic Forum, Amrote was Financial Analyst at The World Bank, and Senior Microfinance Program Officer at The Global Hunger Project. Amrote served as Director, Venture Capital & Start-ups, Africa Initiatives at Microsoft.