Zoë Karl-Waithaka

Development visionary
Zoë Karl-Waithaka is a partner at BCG in Nairobi.

Why you should listen

With more than ten years experience in management consulting, Zoë Karl-Waithaka advises businesses in strategy and operations across industries throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Her deep expertise in change management and large-scale organizational transformations has led her to designing and improving food systems across East Africa. Born in the United States, and with roots in South Africa and Eswatini, she is passionate about contributing to the growth of the African continent. She holds an MBA from the Wharton School and is a fellow of the Archbishop Tutu Leadership Programme.

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Recalibrate: The talks of TED@BCG 2021

October 7, 2021

As the world opens up and we move out of crisis mode, the most important lesson might be that change and disruption will continue to happen frequently and dramatically. So the question becomes: How can we adapt? In a day of talks and performances, a range of speakers explore how to harness creativity and imagination […]

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