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Dr Anne Makena

Dr Anne Makena

Anne Makena

AfOx Co-Director

Africa Oxford Initiative

Dr Anne Makena is the Co-Director of the Africa Oxford Initiative (AfOx), a vibrant platform for all things Africa at Oxford.  AfOx's vision is to make Africa a strategic priority for the University of Oxford by facilitatating equitable, sustainable and impactful collaborations between Oxford and African institutions.  AfOx programs include a bespoke graduate scholarship program, research and academic mobility programs and an innovation platform for African entrepreneurs. Anne is responsible for developing and implementing the overall strategy of the Initiative (AfOx), fundraising and stakeholder engagement as well as supporting the delivery of core AfOx programs. 

Anne holds a DPhil in Chemical Biology from the University of Oxford and an Executive MBA from the Said Business School. 

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