Lehlé Baldé

Lehlé Baldé is a global citizen actively contributing to Agendas 2030 and 2063 with a specialization in media and the SDG’s.  She is the recipient of the Future Awards Africa for the category of ‘intrapreneurship’, she was also named top 50 women in media in Africa and a recipient of the Lords Achievers Award for media. She is an International Monetary Fund Youth Fellow and an Acumen fellow, a group of impact-driven leaders tackling the world’s greatest problems.

She works at West Africa’s leading provider of business intelligence and news, BusinessDay Media Limited, as the editor of the Weekender. Previously she was a senior associate in the department of strategy, innovation, and partnership and also worked as an associate in the digital transformation department. Over the years, her engagement with policymakers, business leaders, the youth, and the general public through various media platforms contributed to shedding light on the SDGs, socio-economic issues: including financial inclusion, impact investing, and financial literacy for young Africans. She hosts and produces various shows on radio, online, and on television focused on the sustainable development goals. Lehlé has worked in the private and public sector in Canada, the U.K, Mozambique, Cameroon, and Nigeria. 

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