Kah WallaPolitical Leader, Activist and Entrepreneur

    A Cameroonian Political Leader, Activist and Entrepreneur, Kah Walla is internationally recognised for her expertise in leadership and strategy, her understanding of Africa’s development issues and her strong stance for its women and youth.

    Part of Africa’s new generation of political leaders, Kah proposes bold, innovative solutions for the continent’s problems based on over 20 years-experience working on economic, social and political issues in over 25 countries across Africa. She has worked with actors at grassroots, national, continental and international levels. Kah has founded various organizations: STRATEGIES!, a 20-year old leadership and management firm based in Cameroon and working on 5 continents. Cameroon Ô’Bosso, an 8-year old citizenship movement helping ordinary Cameroonians build voice to influence national policies. She is president of the Cameroon People’s Party, working daily to bring democratic change to a country that has not changed presidents in the last 34 years.

    Key successes in these various organizations include providing management solutions for Africa’s regional organizations (NEPAD, PAP, ICLGR, etc.). Building women’s and youth leadership in entrepreneurship, civic engagement and public management.
    In 2011, Kah took her problem-solving skills to the highest level in Cameroon and became the first woman ever to run for the presidency of the nation. She is today one of the key leaders building the future of Cameroon.

    Kah’s exceptional leadership and her quest for progress in Cameroon and Africa have earned her several international recognitions: Vital Voices Global Leadership Vanguard Award (2015), DVF Award (2014), named one of 150 women who shake the world by Newsweek and Daily Beast (2011) and one of Africa’s 100 most influential leaders by New African Magazine (2011).