Phoebe is a Senior Market Engagement Manager, for the Digital Inclusion program in Africa. Her work involves building strategic partnerships with mobile operators and ecosystem players and engaging them in projects aimed at scaling digital inclusion for the underserved, including women and rural communities. She also works with start-ups, through the GSMA Innovation Fund program, that focus on creating innovative digital solutions in Africa.
Prior to this, she worked at Huawei technologies as a Core Network Engineer across 7 countries in the Sub-Saharan region. Dealing with designing, commissioning and integrating core data systems for mobile operators that enable access to the internet.
Phoebe holds a Masters in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge and a BEng (Hons) in Electronics and Communication Engineering. She is passionate about creating sustainable solutions that bring value and positive change to the underserved.