Tribute to Carlos Chege (R.I.P)
Isaac Aggrey
Isaac AggreyChief Executive Officer
Isaac Aggrey is passionate in ensuring that social entrepreneur’s particularly women and young people are well equipped and prepared for the future. He has provided effective solutions to benefit local entrepreneurs, social impact investors, and most importantly, people at all levels of society, especially women entrepreneurs. He holds an executive MBA obtained from IEDC-Bled School of Management Slovenia and an Executive Development Programme from University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.

His areas of expertise include, establishing new ventures, revolutionizing existing ventures, business planning, and strategy. He is the founder and executive director of West Africa Social Entrepreneurs Network (WASEN) Ghana, Women Business Center (South Africa) and deeply involved in building consensus with impact investors needed to promote growth, create wealth and sustained socio-economic prosperity particularly for social enterprises in sub-Sahara Africa.

He is presently a mentor to the President Obama’s Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Regional Leadership Centre in Accra and assists start-ups, SMEs and social enterprises giving them major boost needed in order to create a boom in their sector.

Isaac seeks to reverse the trend of poverty, inequality and migration through appropriate research, quality training and the relevant mentorship programs that respond to the needs of entrepreneurial development of young people in sub-Saharan Africa. He is the chapter head for Under 30 Changemakers (South Africa and Ghana), a community of over 1200 global social entrepreneurs, coders, inventors, activists, and artists creating solutions to the world’s biggest social and environmental problems.

Pauline Wanja Kamau
Pauline Wanja KamauExternal Stakeholders' Coordinator
Pauline is an Acumen Fellow and leads Future First Global in Kenya. She’s worked with ActionAid,World Bank Institute and the Kenya Human Right Commission.She has a particular interest in work ing with young people in education,employment and governance.Pauline has a degree in Law from Moi University.
Mary Gillett-de Klerk
Mary Gillett-de KlerkCoordinating Secretary
Mary is the National Coordinator/CEO for the Social Enterprise Council of South Africa (SECOSA). She is also the Founder and CEO of the social enterprise, the Johannesburg Organisation of Services to the Homeless (JOSH). Mary qualified as a social worker with a B.Soc.Sc.(SW) (HONS) from the University of Cape Town. She has worked with a variety of NGO’s and also in private practice and academia over many years including as the National Coordinator for the South African Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (SASPCAN), an umbrella organisation. In private practice she helped set up the South African Association of Social Workers in Private Practice (SAASWIPP). Mary completed the Social Entrepreneurship Certificate Programme (SECP) at the Gordon Institute for Business Science (GIBS) in 2014 and was awarded the BusisizweVilakazi Change Maker Award. She was placed 5th in the GIBS Festival of Big Ideas in 2014. She is furthermore the National Organiser for the International Scout and Guide Fellowship (ISGF) in South Africa. She also holds the Certificate of Merit from SCOUTS South Africa. Mary has embarked on studying towards the Master of Management degree by research at the Wits School of Governance, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.