Renita leads the Digital Financial Solutions (DFS) at AFR. She manages the organization’s strategic and business plan objectives related to extending financial services, particular for women and youth in rural areas. She oversees the design and implementation of all projects under the DFS portfolio. Renita is an electrical engineer by profession and has worked previously with Financial Sector Deepening Uganda as the Head of the Innovative Financial Services Pillar. She has also previously worked in the mobile telecommunications sector, leading the Alcatel-Lucent project management East African regional office, studying and testing new technologies for implementing mobile payment services within Vodafone Italy, planning and optimizing radio networks with MTN Uganda.