Billionaire, Political Activist

Isabel Dos Santos, the Richest Woman From Angola

Isabel Dos Santos is a highly prolific Businesswoman in the world and among the richest and most influential ladies in the world. She was born in Africa, Angola in the year 1973, 20th of April. Isabel is a daughter of a very prominent person in Angola, Eduardo Dos Santos who is the former president of the country. She was named the richest woman in Africa by Forbes with the net worth of 3 billion US dollars. Isabel generated her wealth from her investment back in her country’s companies and corporates though she has other businesses outside Africa. Isabel was recognized as one of the most influential women in the world that was in the year 2005.

Isabel studied in the United Kingdom since her primary level to her higher education. She is an alumnus of Cobham Hall Girls Boarding School, and afterward, she joined the King’s College in London where she pursued her bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. After she was through with her studies, Isabel dos Santos started working with some engineering companies. She has been working in some of the top-ranked European companies in the world assuming the top leadership positions.

In1997, Isabel Dos Santos started her in business, the trucking business and that was the beginning of her entrepreneurship journey. In the same year, she opened another business, the Miami Beach Club, and it was the first night club and restaurant to be set up in Luanda Island. She also started some businesses back at her original homeland. In2016, Isabel Dos Santos was appointed the President of an Angolan Oil Company known as Sonangol Company.

Isabel Dos Santos is also an investor who has ventured in the telecommunication industry. She partnered with Portugal Telecom and launched the Unite Telecom. Moreover, she has a partnership with a satellite TV operator known as ZAP.

Isabel is a role model to the society especially, the women from Africa. She works hard to ensure that women prosper and get inspired as they are important persons in contributing to the vast world economy. She always speaks at conferences emphasising on empowering the girl child.

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