Cecilia Varendh

Cecilia Varendh is a PhD student in strategy work in Africa at the University of Oxford. With a background in talent acquisition, after having conducted research on talent challenges in African countries, and driven by a passion for helping to narrow the widening gap between the demand for and supply of skilled youth in Africa, Cecilia founded TalentUp Africa. TalentUp Africa is a hybrid between an education provider and a recruitment firm. It works to make a business case of Africa’s biggest assets: its talent.