Eniola Mafe

Eniola Mafe, is a strategist and international development leader to accelerate Africa’s transformation and inclusive growth agenda. Eniola currently leads the growth and development of 2030 Vision Initiative, focused on harnessing 4IR technologies to accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals within the next decade. In partnership with UNDP, Arm and more than 20 top technology companies, this platform provides a focal point to mobilize more concerted and cooperative efforts by technology companies, government, civil society and international organization. In addition, Eniola leads the Forum’s engagement in Digital Earth Africa focused on leveraging earth observation to inform policy and decision making and address key challenges.  Eniola has also guided the adaptation of the global Internet for All methodology across multiple countries, helping government to align these country-level projects with their national development plans. Prior to the Forum, Eniola led a $90 million corporate social enterprise for Chevron in Nigeria, served as a Technical advisor on Social Investment for the Government of Nigeria, and program manager on Africa at Vital Voices Global Partnership.  In 2018 Eniola was named one of OkayAfrica 100 Women in Africa in 2018. She holds a M.A. from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Washington, D.C. and a B.A from Spelman College (Phi Beta Kappa).