Lelemba Phiri is the Chief Marketing Officer of fintech start-up Zoona. Zoona provides mobile money services to over 1.5 million customers and has processed over $1 billion in transactions. Lelemba is an award-winning financial educator, keynote speaker and development professional who is passionate about entrepreneurship, development and women’s empowerment. She has worked with private, public and government organizations for over 15 years and her experience extends across Africa. Lelemba has been identified as one of Africa’s most influential women by CEO Magazine, and in 2015 was awarded the Rising Star Award at Zambian Women of the Year Awards. In 2016 she was named a Cordes Fellow as one of the world’s top 50 most promising emerging social entrepreneurs.