Isabel dos Santos is a smart, wealthy, and well-connected businesswoman who knows how to communicate to others, (especially women) about empowerment. Indeed, with 2.4 billion dollars as her estimated net worth, she has a lot of business and leadership credibility in the world.
And she speaks to Yale University students to communicate her opinions and lend support to female entrepreneurs as well. As Africa’s wealthiest female, Isabel dos Santos can talk about a lot about business and give good advises on how to be successful in life and business.
Isabel’s father, the ex-President of Angola, José Eduardo dos Santos was part of the reason for his daughter’s success. Indeed, was in charge of Sonangol, which was Angola’s state-managed oil firm in 2016. Angola’s current President of Angola forced Isabel to resign not long after her father relinquished control of Angola. Isabel dos Santos´ father was once the President of Angola, a West African country that borders Namibia, Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Isabel has also been the head of Unitel, which is Angola’s largest telecommunications firm.
Isabel’s mother, Tatiana Kukanova, was born in Soviet-era Russia. Isabel’s father met her mother in the USSR. Additionally, Isabel dos Santos was born in Azerbaijan and due to her place of birth and position that her father had, many could say that she is a representative of the world.
Isabel has lived and visited many different nations. And her perspective on the world causes applies to not only Africa but to many nations. Isabel dos Santos life experiences have helped her build her life and career. This has helped her to become a successful woman. Africa’s richest woman is very willing to share her success stories with both college students and many other people. Regarding Isabel’s spouse, Sindika Dokolo, she met him at King’s College, which is located in London, England. Indeed, Dokolo and Isabel dos Santos have three kids together. Sindika Dokolo was born in Zaire and was married in 2002 (Chronicleweek).
Regarding Isabel’s business strengths, she has been involved in many different sectors like telecommunications, diamonds, oil, retail, finance, banking and energy. Indeed, for the young age of 45, Isabel dos Santos has a lot of responsibility, but also a lot of supporters and admirers throughout the world.
See more interesting facts about Dos Santos´life at https://edition.cnn.com/videos/world/2017/12/21/marketplace-africa-isabel-dos-santos-africas-richest-woman-a.cnn