Farai Gundan admitted to Harvard University 2017 MPA Class


Farai Gundan, a visionary young leader from Zimbabwe has been admitted to the Harvard University 2017 MPA Class.

Gundan is a 2015 Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum and a Dangote Fellow.

She has been listed as the number one top Forbes writers amongst top 10 writers for Forbes.com

She is the recipient of the 2015 Media Excellence Award by African Women Awards and 2014 Emerging African Leader Award by Temple University.

Ladybrille Magazine named her as one of 20 Influential African Women Entrepreneurs in America to watch in 2015.

In 2013, Forbes named Farai as one of its Top 30 Best Entrepreneurs from Africa.

Since appearing on the Oprah Winfery show, a few years ago to talk to her 10 million audience about Africa, she has been able to effectively evangelize Africa as the place to live, play and work.

Gundan has written for Forbes Africa, Forbes Women Africa, Forbes Life Africa and Essence.

She focuses on Africa’s wealthy, industry captains, entrepreneurs and Africa rising stars, from profiling Africa’s super wealthy, Aliko Dangote, Patrice Motsepe, Tony Elumelu, Strive Masiyiwa, Mohammed Dewji and Africa’s richest woman, Folorunsho Alakija on Forbes to celebrating Africa’s top women entrepreneurs on ESSENCE.

Her work has been exposed to over 15 million readers and 33 million online readers, worldwide.

In addition, she compiles the popular Forbes annual lists, including – The 20 power women in Africa and Top Ten Most Powerful Men in Africa.

Gundan is a contributor for ESSENCE Magazine, compiling the Game Changers: The Power list for 2014 and 2015.

With the seemingly unending challenges facing Africa in general and well-groomed young leaders of integrity remains the only hope for the future we all desire.


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