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Raisa Aziz

Africa Liaison- Ashoka Venture and Fellowship
Raisa is the Africa Liaison for Global Venture and Fellowship. Her passion for social change work developed during her childhood in South Africa, and was deeply inspired by her parents' contributions to the anti-apartheid struggle. Raisa graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics, specializing in social entrepreneurship and private-social sector partnerships. Raisa was a founding member of The Capital Good Fund- a microfinance institution that delivers financial coaching and microcredit products to low-income residents in Providence, RI. Raisa is fascinated by the intersections of business and social change, and spreads the spirit of Ubuntu wherever she goes!