Babou Olengha-Aaby is the Founder & CEO of The Next Billion, a for-profit- for impact-driven startup with a vision tochange the way we see business. Closing the visibility gap for women in business globally by empowering the next generation of women entrepreneurs, manufacturers, producers and employers to show up and be visible.
She is a big believer in the collective power of one, of the Crowd and technology to affect positive change in the world. Through her work at The Next Billion, she’s conceived and launched initiatives such as Access2, as well as the social media campaign #WinningFacts #WinningEffects. Highlighting the benefits of investing in women. And In 2016, her company launched Globally Spotted a discovery platform with the aim of raising more visibility for inspiring women-founded and led ventures globally. Those with innovative, smart and purpose-driven business models. And most recently, her company added Profile[me] - an on-demand portrait photography service for women in business - to their product portfolio.