Founding Chair, Emeritus Board Member
IN MEMORY OF
The late Ms. Linah Mohohlo from Botswana served as a Member of the AGRA Board of Directors from October 2012 to the time of her passing on 2 June 2021 and she was additionally Chancellor of the University of Botswana, the first woman to be appointed to this role in July 2017.
Linah previously served us the Governor of the Bank of Botswana from 1999 to 2016 and was tireless in her efforts to ensure financial inclusion across Africa during her remarkable tenure. She also previously served us Special Appointee to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and was a member of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC: 2000-02), representing the Africa Group 1 Constituency comprising 21 sub-Saharan African countries.
In his condolence message, the AGRA Board chair H.E. Hailemariam Dessalegn remembered Linah for her brilliance, passion and commitment to the improvement of women’s livelihoods in Africa which was encapsulated in her unwavering service on the AGRA Board of Directors for over 9 years.