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Equity Bank’s Group Executive Talks Philanthropy during Covid-19 at Webinar

Dr. James Mwangi, Group Executive of Equity Group will be featured in a fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Dr. Caroline Elkins on July 22, as part of’s webinar series Crisis Management for African Business Leaders. The session, Disruptions with Impact: The Intersection of Business & Philanthropy, will examine the COVID-19 crisis for Kenya and East Africa, and the changes that COVID-19 might accelerate for businesses and philanthropies. Among specific themes to be discussed is the balance between a company’s ethos and its ethical compass during a crisis, and the leadership required to navigate the two. Dr. James Mwangi is a champion for socio-economic transformation. The Kenyan born banker and leading businessman is a lifelong entrepreneur whose career stands as an example of how a successful business can deliver value to its shareholders whilst creating effective social impact. Dr. Mwangi’s leadership approach has been recognized locally, regionally, and globally.