Gateway Academy: Facilitating Partnerships with Financial Inclusion Training Providers: The Supply Side


20 November 2018 8:00 am - 9:00 am EST
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CGAP's Gateway Academy acts as a market facilitator among training service providers (TSPs) who design, develop, and deliver professional development courses to meet the learning needs of staff working in financial service institutions. Partnerships have impacted every angle of Gateway Academy’s approach to market, program, platform development, and ongoing operations. In this webinar, Strathmore Business School joined Gateway Academy to discuss why and how partnerships are integral in delivering digital learning for Sub-Saharan Africa audiences.

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Webinar presentation >>

This webinar is the second in the “Partners in Development” series. Each webinar showcases different Gateway Academy partners powering the digital learning marketplace. 
Webinar 2: Demand Side Partnerships >> 

Webinar 3: Demystifying Partnerships >>

Speaker Bios

Martin Mbaya
Martin Mbaya
Martin Mbaya serves as the Associate Director for Public Sector Programmes and Digital Learning at Strathmore University Business School. He has been the Project Manager for the Gateway Academy project at Strathmore since its inception in 2016. Martin is also an entrepreneur. He is the Founding Director of Utawala Applied Research Institute. He is also the Co-Founder of Nairobi Capital Inc. and a Founder of EnAdIn Ltd. Martin holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and a Master's degree in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School. He is a 2015 Tutu Fellow. 
Mukami Wanjohi
Mukami Wanjohi   
Mukami Wanjohi is the Head of Partnerships Development and Engagement at Strathmore Business School in Kenya. She specializes in strategic partnership engagement and development, policy advocacy, and public private partnerships. In her role, she builds staff capacity on partnership engagements and ensures deep collaboration with key stakeholders ranging from public, private, academic and community at large. She holds a Master's degree in Strategic Management and a Bachelor's of Education.
Thom Sinclair

Thom Sinclair
Thom Sinclair leads CGAP's Gateway Academy, a MasterCard Foundation initiative aimed at building capacity for inclusive financial service providers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining CGAP, Thom was a Senior Knowledge Management and Learning Advisor and the Program Cycle Capacity Building Team Lead with USAID’s Policy, Planning and Learning Bureau. Thom has an MPA from Rutgers in International Public Service and Development and an MA in Political Science from Georgia State University.

Eliud Chemweno
Eliud Chemweno [Moderator]
Eliud Chemweno is a consultant at CGAP and is responsible for managing the training service providers to ensure relevant content is being developed. In addition, he seeks out new training providers who can partner with Gateway Academy. Before CGAP, Eliud worked as a senior capacity development officer with AMSCO and he worked with Strathmore Business School where he launched the MBA Program and managed the In-Company Programs unit. Eliud has an MBA from Strathmore Business School and a bachelor’s in mathematics from University of Nairobi.