Oxford-Hasmukh Patel Graduate Scholarship profiles


Our scholars are exceptional individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to development in Africa and will continue to do so after completing the Executive MBA. 

September 2023

Wangari Muchiri

Director, Africa Wind Power

Wangari Muchiri, Director of Africa at the Global Wind Energy Council, is a visionary renewable energy engineer, leading initiatives to advance wind power across Africa. Honoured as a top influencer in climate leadership, she has received awards from Insider magazine, the Obama Foundation and Greenpeace.

September 2022

James Friedrich Woods

Director, Rainbow Sports Global

Director and Partner at Rainbow Sports Global, a sports management company covering the entire sports value chain in African football. The Oxford-Hasmukh Patel Graduate Scholarship will enable James to attain world class learning and knowledge that will be used to impact society.

September 2021

Lerato N. Molefe

Director, Naaya
South Africa

A mergers and acquisitions lawyer by training, Lerato was recently the strategic investments director at a high growth African fintech. She is deeply honoured to be a scholarship recipient and plans to apply the learnings of her EMBA to deepen and elevate her continued work in the African investment ecosystem.

Scholarships and funding

Find out more about our range of scholarships and funding opportunities.