Emma Kwenu Smith
Emma Kwenu Smith (MBA 2020) was a 2019 WDI Global Impact summer intern, developing a framework for finance and leadership training programs for management of MSMEs for the Indian human capital firm Poortnatha.
A native of Ghana, Smith worked as a telecommunications revenue analyst before graduate school and then transitioned into advertising, where she created traditional and digital media marketing strategies for tech and telecom companies and financial institutions. She has volunteered for several non-profit organizations in human capital development, education and media advocacy across Africa. She also is the co-founder of a social enterprise that crowdsources educational materials for marginalized children in Ghana. Smith is a 2015 graduate of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology with a BA in Economics and Sociology.