How we made it in Africa’s Dinfin Mulupi conducts a fascinating article interview with Monica Musonda in which she shares her plans for the company she founded, Java Foods; as well as the opportunities she believes exist in Africa for entrepreneurs; and finally she shares what she learnt working for Africa's wealthiest entrepreneur, Aliko Dangote.
- Monica Musonda is founder and Chief Executive Officer of Java Foods, a food processing company based in Zambia. Monica's vision is to revolutionize the eating habits of the youth market by offering them affordable and nutritious food options made from local products. Monica is a dual-qualified English solicitor and Zambian advocate with over 15 years of experience in legal practice and corporate management, including being corporate counsel at the International Finance Corporation and for Aliko Dangote of Dangote Industries Limited. Monica currently serves on the Boards of the Central Bank of Zambia and Dangote Industries Zambia Limited, and is Chairperson of Kwacha Pension Trust Fund, Zambia's largest single employer pension fund. She is also an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellow.