Speakers

Aubrey Hruby

Senior Fellow, The Africa Center, The Atlantic council

Aubrey Hruby is a long-time advisor to investors in African markets and an investor in African start-ups.  Over the last 18 yearsshe has worked across sectors and asset classes in 30 African marketsfacilitating over $2B in capital flows to the region. As a Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center, she speaks and writes regularly on African business issues for the Financial Times, Foreign Policy and Axios.  She has interviewed with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg Radio, CNBC, CCTV, and Africa24. Aubrey sits on the board of Invest Africa USA and two dynamic Nigerian companies.  She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Young Leader at the Milken Institute. Aubrey teaches at Georgetown University and the co-author of award-winning The Next Africa (Macmillan, 2015). She earned a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a MA from Georgetown University.