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Founding Team

A Team of Passionate Changemakers


Maya Burney


Maya has five years' experience in private equity and seeks to challenge traditional investment approaches and gender norms. She believes there is real power in cultivating connections between women. Maya has been transitioning to impact investing and was selected to participate in the AVPA AVPN Africa-Asia Impact Investing Fellowship.


Qualifications: Impact Finance Innovations Programme (Oxford Saïd School of Business), CFI FMVA, BCom Finance Hons (University of British Columbia, Canada)

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Natasha Mashego

Head of Strategy

Natasha has over five years of investment banking experience and is currently a Deal Associate at African Rainbow Capital. Driven by her passion for inclusion, she has led various initiatives focused on encouraging female participation in predominantly male-dominated industries. 


Qualifications: BAccSci Hons (Wits University, South Africa), CA (SA), CFA Level 1

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Head of Mentorship

Anesu Shoko

Anesu is a recent graduate and intern at Secha Capital, a private equity impact fund based in South Africa. Anesu is passionate about environmental and social impact and creating spaces for women to flourish in finance.  


Qualifications: MSc Finance and Accounting (Imperial College, UK), CFI FMVA, BSc Hons Accounting and Finance (University of Essex, UK)

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