Susan Mboya Kidero is the President of the Coca Cola Africa Foundation and the Group Director for the Coca-Cola Women’s Economic Empowerment for Eurasia and Africa.
Mboya Kidero is the founder of Zawadi Africa, a non-profit organization that obtains scholarships to enable academically gifted but financially disadvantaged girls to attend university mostly in the United States.
Mboya-Kidero joined The Coca-Cola Company in September 2008 as General Manager of the South Africa Franchise and Coca-Cola Canners SA.
Prior to establishing a career at Coca-Cola, Mboya Kidero worked at Procter & Gamble for over 13 years.
In 2011 Mboya-Kidero moved into EAG’s Group Director for Women’s Economic Empowerment role.
In this role, she led the Group’s efforts to contribute effectively toward the Company’s global commitment to empower five million women entrepreneurs across the Coca-Cola value chain by 2020.
Mboya-Kidero did this by working with the System across all of Africa, Middle East, India, Turkey and Russia to accelerate the development of sustainable small enterprises, job creation and overall economic empowerment of women through entrepreneurial opportunities within the Coca-Cola value chain.
Mboya-Kidero secured over $115 million in partner funding towards the 5By20 initiatives, including a $100 million fund from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to provide financing to women retailers.
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation was established in 2001 as an African community foundation in response to the growth and impact of the HIV pandemic