Solape Akinpelu is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder at HerVest, a fintech pioneering inclusive finance for African women through goal-oriented savings, impact investing and credit for smallholder women farmers and Women-owned and led SMEs. With a thriving community of over 30,000 members, HerVest is on a mission to improve women’s lives through greater access to and use of financial services.
She doubles as the Chapter Director for Women in Tech Nigeria, an international organization with a double mission: to close the gender gap and to help women embrace technology as well as Chairman, Technology, Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce.
Solape is a Certified Financial Education Instructor and a member of the Personal Finance Speakers Association (USA). She is also a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has demonstrated excellence in financial marketing in her former role as Marketing head, Meristem, a top investment and wealth management conglomerate in Nigeria. A global and sought-after speaker, she continues to lead gender finance conversations online, offline, in print and across leading media publications