Mariam Iqbal

Head of Ecosystem Engagement, Founders Factory Africa






Mariam is Head of Ecosystem Engagement & Events at Founders Factory Africa, a Pan-African tech start-up incubator and accelerator programme, based between Lagos, London, and Johannesburg.

Prior to this, she was leading Partnership engagement at MEST Africa in Ghana.

She launched her career in media, with CNN Africa, managing sponsorship deals of key programming for international corporates, based out of London.

Mariam holds a BA in Economics and Politics from S.O.A.S. (School of Oriental and African Studies), University of London.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020