Zainab Raji Africa 2024

Zainab Raji, originally from Lagos, Nigeria, is now based in Austin, Texas, where she serves as a Private Equity Investor at Vista Equity Partners. She brings a wealth of global experience, having worked extensively across 8 countries. A graduate with Distinction from the joint MBA/MPA-ID program at Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, Zainab is deeply committed to promoting economic prosperity and sustainable development, particularly in Africa, through her financial expertise. Her career journey includes roles at British International Investment, McKinsey, and Deloitte. She is also a leader of Young African MBAs, a non-profit dedicated to bridging the leadership talent gap in Africa. Zainab completed her undergraduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, graduating with academic distinction and the prestigious BBA Meritorious Service Award.