Aishetu Fatima Dozie is a Finance, banking and entrepreneurship executive. She has worked for Lehman Brothers, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered Bank and Rand Merchant Bank closing $130billion in Mergers and Acquisitions, financing and capital markets transactions.
Her passion for global finance began in the equities division of Goldman Sachs on the international desk in New York. She worked closely with Nigerian President Obasanjo and his team in crafting the National Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy which drove successful reforms including $18billion Paris Club debt write-off.
Aishetu founded a first-of-its-kind children’s play and activity centre in Lagos, Nigeria and authored a children’s picture book entitled ‘Paloo & Friends in Imaginaria’. She is the founder of African HerStory a series of videos where she showcases the essence of an African woman’s life. She loves writing and is a contributing columnist with Business Day Newspaper.
Aisha holds a BA from Cornell University, a MBA from the Harvard Business School, and participated in the Leaders in Development Program at the John F. Kennedy School at Harvard University. She is now a Fellow at Stanford University’s Distinguished Careers Institute.