Juliet Valarie Auma Odhiambo

Juliet Valarie Auma Odhiambo

Africa, Kenya, Business & Entrepreneurship, 2018

Juliet Odhiambo has eight years’ experience in the banking and finance industry, focusing on banking operations, transaction banking, and finance systems. She also volunteers as a financial literacy trainer, empowering students, community youth groups, and small business owners by teaching the basics of financial management for personal and business growth. Juliet holds a master’s degree in International Relations with a concentration in Development Issues from the United States International University ‘ Africa. She is interested in the intersection of financial literacy, financial technology, and policy for social impact and social development. She believes that financial literacy reduces poverty at both personal and national levels because understanding the financial industry enables individuals to take advantage of products and services, such as credit, encouraging financial inclusion and stimulating economic growth. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Juliet plans to partner with online communities and financial technology companies to continue promoting financial literacy through web content creation and marketing. She also hopes to play a role in advocating for access to financial services for the general populace.

Juliet Valarie Auma Odhiambo