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Natalie Africa is Senior Director for private sector engagement for the UN Secretary General’s Every Woman Every Child movement. In this role she mobilizes the business sector to innovate solutions that advance maternal, child, and adolescent health. Previously, Natalie headed the Business Call to Action, an inclusive business commitments platform hosted by the UNDP. Previously, Natalie worked with the International Finance Corporation’s gender program, designing and implementing programs for companies in Africa and South East Asia. Natalie has also worked for Absa-Barclays in South Africa and HSBC Bank in Bermuda and served as a diplomat with the South African government. She is passionate about the role of business in driving development outcomes and believes in the power of effective partnerships to achieve transformation.