Kanini Mutooni MyAzimia Ltd Kenya

Kanini Mutooni, is a chartered accountant who had spent her entire working life in the US and UK in the Risk Management and banking sector. Her career spans 3 continents over the last 12 years. She discovered microfinance during the financial crisis and decided that this truly was the “new good face of banking”. She then founded myAzimia.org which provides technology and consulting solutions to the Peer to Peer lending sector. She also founded www.inuka.org which is an online microfinance portal dedicated to matching female owned businesses in Africa with social investors in Europe who provide them with loan capital. Kanini has had the fantastic honor of being nominated and shortlisted for two global awards in 2010: The Barclays Woman of the City Award, and the Shell 2010 UK Woman of the year Award.