About Dambisa

Dr. Dambisa Moyo, whose TED talk garnered more than 2.6 million views, is a sought-after thought leader and economist. Dambisa has earned a strong reputation as a trusted top-tier advisor on macroeconomics, geopolitics, tech and millennial themes. She is a Board Member of 3M Company and Chevron.

Dr. Moyo is a frequent CNBC and Bloomberg contributor. Additionally, she has written for the likes of Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and Harvard Business Review. She brings academic heft and dynamic practical skill to today’s economic conversation.

All four of her books have been New York Times bestsellers. These books include: Edge of Chaos: Why Democracy is Failing to Deliver Economic Growth and How to Fix It (2018); Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What it Means for the World (2012); How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead (2011); Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa (2009).

In 2009, Dambisa was named to the list of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World. A leader and influencer, Dambisa is a key participant in the world’s most prestigious economic conferences such as Bilderberg, Davos and the annual U.S. Federal Reserve Jackson Hole conference.

Dr. Moyo holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in economics from Oxford University, a master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School and a Master of Business Administration degree from American University.

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