Tag: gender balance

Africa Investment Forum: Ibukun Adebayo: Where the LSE sees investment opportunities on the continent

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is much more integrated into the deal rooms at the Africa Investment Forum than it was last year, looking at infrastructure development opportunities, gender balance and diversity opportunities and ensuring that the LSE is involved in the Africa debate around investment. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to Ibukun Adebayo, Co-Head of Emerging Markets at the London Stock Exchange for more.

Agnes Binagwaho on advancing gender equity in health

It’s no secret that there are far less women than men in boardrooms and leadership positions in general and the global health sector is no different, with women making up 70 per cent of the global health workforce and only 5 per cent of top leadership positions. Ahead of the Annual Women Leaders in Global Health Conference happening this week in Kigali – Vice Chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity, Dr. Agnes Binagwaho joins CNBC Africa to unpack the importance of dialogue and community in shifting the balance.