Amelia Hopkins Phillips
Amelia Hopkins Phillips is the founder and CEO of Somo. Somo is a business accelerator that enables entrepreneurs to launch and grow businesses in marginalised communities, investing in community led initiatives and providing the resources needed to help build sustainable enterprises. Somo provides long term support through training, funding, and assistance with market access.
Amelia is deeply passionate about entrepreneurship and the opportunities it can create for marginalised communities. Over the past six years Amelia has built Somo and watched dreams turn into real businesses and create real jobs. With over 3,500 jobs created, Somo are expanding their model across East Africa, empowering entrepreneurs to change the world.