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January 11th, 2018
Mimi Kalinda

Mimi Kalinda

Mimi Kalinda, Africommunications Group Co-Founder and MD

Mimi Kalinda is the Africommunications Group Co-Founder and Managing Director. 

Kalinda is a communications consultant and the Director of Communications for the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), a network of centres of excellence incubating STEM education for Africa’s brightest students while searching for the next Einstein in Africa.

Previously Kalinda worked as the Africa Director of FleishmanHillard, one of the world’s largest communications firms.

She was responsible for managing the company’s engagement with its affiliates in Africa as well as identifying and developing partnerships in new markets.

During her tenure she was responsible for gathering market intelligence, overseeing pan-African project and retainer work and developing an Africa strategy with the goal of creating a the company’s branded network on the continent.

She previously worked for Weber Shandwick, where she led pan-African business development efforts and managed social impact accounts, including the Innovation Prize for Africa and the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation.

She also worked to raise visibility of Samsung’s CSR initiatives during the 2013 African Cup of Nations and led content creation for the African Union’s CAADP framework and Nigeria’s Ministry of Agriculture.

From 2003 to 2006, Kalinda worked in New York City as a content producer and filmmaker with Director Spike Lee and she was the first African woman to host a show on MTV in 2000, based in London.

Kalinda is the Rebranding Africa Champion for Africa 2.0 and a New York University graduate.

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