Kudzai M. Mubaiwa is a managing consultant of InvestorSaint PL, a financial and digital literacy company; and cofounder of iZone Hub, a Zimbabwean hub that serves makers, innovators, creatives and small business owners. She was the founding hub manager of Zimbabwe’s first innovation hub, Econet Wireless’ Muzinda Hub. She is the current board treasurer of Afrilabs, providing support and oversight of the financial management of the largest pan-African network of technology and innovation centers. In addition, she is on the board of Global Innovation Gathering, a global network of social and technological innovators. She enjoys speaking and training on the opportunity of the internet as it relates to enterprise development and civil engagement and has done so in several platforms in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Kudzai also hosts Mari Podcast and blogs on personal finance and small business.
She holds a Masters in Development Finance from University of Stellenbosch Business School, a Banking (Hons) Degree from NUST and is a certified Business Advisor with GrowthWheel as well as an INBIA certified Hub Manager.
Kudzai has worked with Konnektiv on digital tools training and backstopping for a civil society organization as well as an initiative for economic and capacity development for African managers with German companies.