FundWomen Series:Closing the Funding Gap for Female Fund Managers and Female Entrepreneurs
What are the challenges facing women when raising capital? Can gender lens investing be the solution while also providing superior returns and positive social impact?

Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes, Founding Partner of Aruwa Capital Management, a women owned and led early stage growth equity and gender lens fund, will share her insights and perspectives with Ulrika Robertsson, COO and Co-Founder at Impactus Partners and Chair of 100WF Global FundWomen Week.

Please email your questions by Tuesday, April 6, 2021 to programsFW@100women.org or you may submit them during the webinar.

FundWomen Series
This is the first session in a three-part series, where fund managers from Nigeria, Singapore and North America respectively, will discuss their investment philosophy and how they implement it, as well as raising capital, managing risk and taking opportunity in these tumultuous times.

Part 2: 22 April 2021 - Invite Coming Soon!
Archana Parekh, Portfolio Manager, Millennium Capital Management
Dagmare Baeuerle (moderator), Chief Operating Officer and Founder, Inventio Capital Management (HK) Limited, and 100WF Global FundWoman Week Committee

Part 3: 11 May 2021 - Invite Coming Soon!
Dr. Ulrike Hoffmann-Burchardi, Senior Portfolio Manager, Tudor Investment Corporation
Allyson Johnson (moderator), Investor Relations, Gateway Partners and Co-Chair, 100WF Global FundWoman Week
8 April 2021
07:00 AM N. America West Coast
10:00 AM N. America East Coast
03:00 PM London
04:00 PM CET
06:00 PM UAE
The program will begin promptly. This session is 30 minutes.
Ulrika Robertsson
Impactus Partners
Chair, 100WF Global FundWomen Week

Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes
Aruwa Capital Management
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Ulrika Robertsson
Chief Operating Officer and Co-Founder, Impactus Partners; Chair, 100WF Global FundWomen Week

Ulrika co-founded Impactus Partners, a placement agency for Alternative Investments based in London and Switzerland with the vision to generate positive social – and environmental impact by promoting innovation and disruption in financial services. Ulrika has 20 years of experience in Capital Markets, Quantitative Trading and FinTech through working for firms such as UBS and Goldman Sachs. She is passionate about gender equality, a supporter of 100 Women in Finance and is chairing the London “FundWomen” committee. She holds a MSc in International Economics from Lund University, Sweden.

Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes
Founder and Managing Partner, Aruwa Capital Management

Adesuwa Okunbo Rhodes is currently the Founder and Managing Partner of Aruwa Capital Management, one of the few growth equity and gender lens funds in Africa closing gender gaps across society. She has more than 12 years of investment banking, private equity and structured credit experience in developed and emerging markets from global institutions. Adesuwa spent five years as Managing Partner of Syntaxis Capital Africa, a provider of growth capital to SMEs in Nigeria and across Sub Saharan Africa. Syntaxis Africa was part of Syntaxis Capital, a private equity fund active in other emerging markets with $300 million in AUM from global institutional investors. At Syntaxis Africa, she led transactions totalling more than $200 million across SSA. Prior to co-founding Syntaxis Africa in 2014, Adesuwa was in the Leveraged Finance and M&A teams at J.P. Morgan in London, where she was involved in $5.6 billion worth of transactions across emerging markets including Nigeria. Prior to J.P. Morgan, Adesuwa worked in Africa-focused PE fund, TLG Capital as an Investment Professional, involved in transactions across Anglophone Africa including a very successful investment in Uganda, where she personally invested and generated a very attractive return. She was named as an Agent of Impact in 2019 by Impact Alpha and recognised as one of the Top 35 Women Moving Africa Forward for her commitment to gender equality in private equity and across the society through Aruwa Capital’s investments. She started her career at Lehman Brothers and holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol. She currently sits on a number of boards in Nigeria including Wells Hosa Green House Farms and Wells Carlton Hotel and Luxury Apartments.
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