Author of “Marketing for an Africa Powerhouse” and “Storyteller: Build a Story for your Brand, Capture Hearts and Transform your Business”. Fatema Dewji grew up in Tanzania and went to Georgetown University for her undergraduate studies in Finance and Management. In 2010, she started working at MeTL (Mohammed Enterprises Tanzania Limited), one of the largest business houses in Africa. She is the marketing Director of MeTL (handling a portfolio of over 150 brands) and founder of Educate, Empower & Inspire—a platform she uses to empower and inspire those around her.
Fatema is considered as one of the most influential women in Africa, her book has been used as course material at both Harvard and Georgetown. She has spoken on several platforms on business and women empowerment including Forbes Africa, CNBC as well as TEDx.
Fatema has launched a series of videos on Marketing and Leadership with topics that include: Focusing on your customers; maintaining a connection with your consumers; the makings of great leaders; and finding your purpose in business as well as in your personal life. Her other videos cover motivational messages of gratitude, self-worth, and emotional resilience. She has also conducted over 50 interviews with fascinating women from different backgrounds. Her vision is to make a difference globally (All her interviews can be viewed on YouTube).
Over the last few years Fatema has spoken at over a hundred events and conducted workshops to help people develop both their business and personal skills. Fatema has been an avid golfer since the age of 6 and has competed in several national and international competitions.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS