Monica Githige

A marketer by training but a food systems leader by passion, Monica is an Agri-Finance Fellow who believes in providing solutions to help farmers and institutions to improve their productivity and profitability. She is currently a Senior Associate, Technical and Enterprise Development, at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, where she is responsible for developing viable business models that promote safe and nutritious foods in Africa and Asia. Previously, she was project manager at TechnoServe where she led a USAID-funded programme on improving dairy value chain, and business development manager at Bata Shoe Company with responsibility for market penetration in six countries – Rwanda, DR Congo, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia and Burundi. Monica is an alumna of United States International University, where she read international business administration and MBA