Ehime Eigbe-Akindele
Founder, Sweetkiwi

Ehime is the Founder of Sweetkiwi, a healthy artisan creamery in Nigeria which has a social mission to impact the local dairy agricultural value chain. A health scare led her to a greater understanding of the power of food. She changed her eating habits and delved into learning more about different ingredients that supports our bodies development. Sweetkiwi was born from this labor of love. She has led partnerships with many exciting brands such as Moet & Chandon, Pepsi, Guinness, and Baileys, to mention a few. In 2019, Ehime led a team to launch her delicious whipped Greek Yogurt in the US market, which can be found in Whole Foods Market, Walmart, and several other grocery stores.

Ehime is a McKinsey Black Executive Leader, aVisa grant recipient, a Sara Blakely X Spanx GrantRecipient, Acumen 2021 West African Fellow, the winner of the Black Girls Venture DC pitch competition, and many other awards.

Ehime is also a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Womenscholar and ambassador. She holds a degree in business Information Technology and International Studies from London Metropolitan University. She is certified for Cultured Dairy and Ice cream production from Penn State University. As Founder and Creative Director of Sweetkiwi, Ehime is passionate about advocating for safe, sustainable, and equitable food systems.

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