With Dr. Natalie Bitature
Nataliey Bitature is currently the Chief of Staff at The Simba Group, an East African group of companies spanning Hospitality, Energy, Telecom, Real Estate and a Foundation. In this capacity, Nataliey oversees operations, impact, and partnerships across these sectors within Uganda. Nataliey is the founder of Musana Carts, a social enterprise building solar-powered street food vending carts and HER an online mentorship platform with over 2000 young African women.
She has been recognised by Forbes 30 Under 30, The World Bank, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and World Economic Forum as a business leader and innovator. Musana Carts has partnered Coca Cola, The Rockefeller Foundation, Mastercard Foundation and Ideo.org on an array of projects promoting inclusive business growth. Nataliey has been a speaker for UNFPA, UNDP, Rotary International and ILO, advocating for youth and women’s empowerment.
Passionate about learning, Nataliey has multiple executive education certifications from the Harvard Kennedy School, a Master’s in Social Entrepreneurship with a specialization in Project Management from Hult University in San Francisco and received her undergraduate degree and Honorary Doctorate in Business and Innovation from Keele University, UK.
Nataliey recently joined the Women ‘s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry-Global Impact for Businesswomen, Entrepreneurs and professionals as a council member (WICCI). She is a member of the board of directors of Uganda Property Holdings Ltd (UPHL) and is also a board member for the Quiin Abenakyo Foundation, Start-Up Hub Africa and Capital Solutions Social Innovation Fund.