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Advice to career women: Be comfortable with being uncomfortable

Advice to career women

Advise to career women: Be comfortable with being uncomfortable - Sharon Kinyanjui

To mark International Women’s Day, we feature a story on Sharon Kinyanjui, the Head of East and Central Africa at digital remittance firm, WorldRemit.

She speaks about her experience as a woman business leader in tech, how she balances the demands of the job with her quest for personal fulfillment and tips for other women in demanding but rewarding careers.

Video Courtesy: Kenyan Wallstreet


WorldRemit is a leading fintech providing international money transfer services. We disrupted an industry previously dominated by offline legacy players by taking international money transfers online - making them safer, faster and lower-cost. We currently send from 50 to 150 countries, operate in 6,500 money transfer corridors worldwide and employ over 800 people worldwide.

On the sending side WorldRemit is 100% digital (cashless), increasing convenience and enhancing security. For those receiving money, the company offers a wide range of options including bank deposit, cash collection, mobile airtime top-up and mobile money.

Backed by Accel, TCV and Leapfrog – WorldRemit’s headquarters are in London, UK with a global presence including in the United States, Canada, South Africa, Japan, Singapore, the Philippines, Australia and New Zealand.

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