Dinah Hanson is the founder of Aspyre Growth Accelerator, a platform for scaling up high-growth potential agro-enterprises in Africa. Dinah has worked across sub-Saharan Africa primarily in international development, agriculture, and education. She led a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation -funded Agribusiness Consortium – comprising African Business Schools and global industry actors– to develop and deliver Agribusiness Management Training Programs across Africa. She was also a member of the inaugural faculty of the African Leadership Academy in Johannesburg and began her career at TechnoServe in Ghana. Dinah is a Master in Public Policy Candidate at the Harvard Kennedy School, a member of the inaugural class of the London School of Economics Programme for African Leadership and holds an MBA (Entrepreneurship) from the Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa where she was a DANIDA Emerging Leaders Scholar.