Ms. Catherine Mahugu
Catherine Mahugu is a globally acclaimed, award-winning entrepreneur. She is a software engineer with over a decade of experience in entrepreneurship and e-commerce. She is the founder of Chiswara, an end-to-end coffee supply chain online retail platform. She is also the founder of Soko. As a changemaker, she has been featured by Forbes, INC magazine and BBC as one of the top global entrepreneurs. Catherine is an UNCTAD and Alibaba eFounder fellow, Techstars mentor & International Telecom Union (ITU) Innovators fellow. She has received numerous invitations to speak including at the World Bank 2015 conference, the Economist 2016 conference, the Financial Times 2017 conference and Harvard University 2017 & 2020 conference. She has also been featured by CNN, CNBC, BBC World Bank and other mainstream media.