I truly believe that empowerment of women is the greatest catalyst to economic growth in #Africa. We are the engine of change and development. This is my vision and the example I set in my companies
Read the article on my vision of female #leadership here: https://t.co/6neiU1OjJi
— Isabel Dos Santos (@isabelaangola) September 2, 2019
Isabel dos Santos is an established businesswoman of Angolan-Russian descent. She was born in 1973 in Baku, Azerbaijan, SSR. She is the daughter of Jose Eduardo dos Santos and Tatiana Kukanova. Her father is a previous president of Angola, and he served from 1979 through 2017.
Isabel dos Santos is reportedly the richest woman in Africa, and its first female billionaire. Isabel is an entrepreneur, and she has an ownership stake acquired over many years in various companies including Unitel International. She spent many years in the employ of others in a variety of management positions. Her experience encompasses areas such as media, infrastructure and economic development. She is the head of Unitel, and her expertise to that end is in the specialty of emerging technological advances. Isabel has been directly and indirectly involved in the creation of approximately 50,000 new job opportunities in Angola. She was recognized by the BBC as one of the top 100 influential women in the world.
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Her work in developmental undertakings has been widespread and resulting has been recognized by many people. Isabel dos Santos is a highly sought-after public speaker. She is extremely well-versed on many issues pertaining to the global economy and its relationship to business development around the world. Isabel is frequently called upon to speak at a broad range of venues. She has been invited to attend many worldwide forums with other business leaders. Isabel dos Santos is highly committed to the development of Africa. She was honored with the opportunity to attend the European Parliament in Brussels.
One of the particular areas of interest to Isabel is the digitalization of Angola. Unitel is one of the leaders in technology in the country. The company provides technological services to the region. Isabel dos Santos foresees many new opportunities for the country’s growth with the progression of high quality internet connectivity.