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Virtual Edition
16 - 18 June 2021

BIOGRAPHY

Shantha Bloemen is Founder & Managing Director of Mobility for Africa, a social enterprise that aims to bring the electric mobility revolution to rural Africa. Having spent the last two decades working in international humanitarian and development assistance In Africa & Asia, she is now eager to put her experience into this venture that she believes will make a difference and bring disruptive change to rural women’s lives.

She has a master's degree from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and an honors’ degree in History from University of Western Australia. She was a recipient of the Soros Documentary Fund and ITVS grant for her documentary T-Shirt Travels, the story of second hand clothes and third world debt that was screened in public television in the US in 2001.

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