Virtual Skills Lab | Black History Month: Walking in Their Shoes

This webinar, as part of Hult’s Virtual Skills Lab, is on tackling the big questions in today’s world. To celebrate Black History Month, Professor Daniel Rukare and two Hult alumni will host a session including “Walking in their shoes” discussions and a masterclass on Investment Opportunities in Africa.

You will receive a link to access the webinar after registration.

Wed, 13 Oct, 12:00pm - 1:00pm BST

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12:00 pm: Welcome words

12:05 pm: Walk in their shoes: Mbaranga Gasarabwe, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations & Dr. Nataliey Bitature, Chief of Staff Simba Group Uganda

12:30 pm: Investment Opportunities in Africa with Prof. Daniel Rukare

12:50 pm: Q&A

1:00 pm: Close

Professor Daniel Rukare

Professor Rukare is widely published and active in the fields of entrepreneurship and policy development, particularly in the oil and gas sector. As part of his recent research, he has investigated state and corporate responsibility for sustainable development. He was been voted by students as Hult’s Most Inspirational Professor, in recognition of his creative and engaging approach to teaching.

Black History Month, with all the history that underpins it, should move into new areas of conversation.”

Daniel Rukare

Mbaranga Gasarabwe, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

Mbaranga joined the United Nations in 1991, serving in USA (New York), Benin, Djibouti, Guinea, Mali. During her long and rich career, she worked in high challenging context of political, peacekeeping, humanitarian and development concerns. She has been the first woman in the position of the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General in the Department of Safety and Security where she played a strong role in overseeing and strengthening the internal management of the Department to deliver across the world in the full range of security.

Before joining the UN, Gasarabwe worked as a consultant for organizations such as CIDA, USAID, and WB. Educated at Hult International Business School in Cambridge, she holds a Master of Business Administration and a master’s degree in economics.

Daniel Rukare

Dr. Nataliey Bitature, Chief of Staff Simba Group Uganda

Dr Nataliey is a director at The Simba Group a family business spanning Hospitality, Energy, Telecom, Real Estate, and a Foundation. In this capacity, Nataliey oversees operations, impact, and partnerships across these sectors within Uganda.

Dr. Nataliey is the founder of Musana Carts, a social enterprise building solar-powered street food vending carts, and HER a mentorship platform for young African women. She has been recognized by Forbes 30 Under 30, The World Bank, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and World Economic Forum as a business leader and innovator. She is also the co-founder of Business Revolution a talk show for entrepreneurs, EnerGrow an asset financing start-up and Handymen Uganda professional services.

Passionate about learning, Nataliey has multiple executive education certifications from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Master's in Social Entrepreneurship with a specialization in Project Management from Hult International Business School in San Francisco.

Daniel Rukare