Dr Laila Macharia is a non-executive director at the Africa Digital Media group, ABSA Kenya and Centum Investments. PHOTO | COURTES
Dr Laila Macharia is a child of the world, sort of. She was raised in Kenya, Namibia and Somalia.
She schooled in the US at the University of Oregon and Cornell University and got a doctorate in law from Stanford University.
Her past experience includes serving as a Senior Regional Advisor for USAID-East Africa, Head of the Africa Initiative at the Global Fund for Women (now in San Francisco) and as a Corporate Attorney at Clifford Chance in New York City.