Investment Readiness Accelerator for Social Enterprises

Advisory Board – Brenda Wangari
Brenda Wangari
Program Manager, Africa at Village Capital

As Program Manager, Africa at Village Capital, Brenda works on the Emerging Markets practise to catalyze early-stage deal flow by supporting supporters of entrepreneurs solving real-world problems. She’s particularly proud about launching ‘Unlocking Pipeline: A playbook on entrepreneur support in Africa.’ The report showcases best practices for Entrepreneur Support Organizations, grant-makers and startup investors as well as high level snapshots of the landscape today. Brenda joined Village Capital from Village Industrial Power, where she led business operations for the clean energy startup and was the liaison between the senior team in Vermont and the Kenyan team. Before that, she worked with Suregifts KE-a 500 startups company. Outside of work, Brenda likes to explore the live music scene in Nairobi. She’s a graduate of The University of Nairobi.