Nicola Galombik

Founder and Board Member

Nicola Galombik is the founder and a non-executive board member of Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator. She is also an Executive Director at Yellowwoods, an investment holding company with several businesses in financial services and the restaurant/leisure sectors. Previously, Nicola established and was Managing Director of Converse Consulting, held senior executive positions in television broadcasting, policy and regulation and in education, and was a documentary filmmaker. Nicola was a Fulbright scholar and holds an MA from New York University.  She is a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative and the Aspen Global Leadership Network, as well as the IGD Frontier 100 and African Leadership Network.  She sits on the boards of several private sector businesses as well as the African Leadership Network.

Other Interesting Articles

Harambee in the News

Equip the youth to turn side hustles into full-time work

24 Jun 2022

Resilience alone in the face of crisis is not what will get us through. It needs to be coupled with intentional investment and support to address the reality of our country’s youth unemployment crisis.


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Harambee in the News

Conext 2022 in conversation with sector leader, Kasthuri Soni

Conext, the official publication of the Digital Council Africa, interviews Harambee’s Chief Executive Officer, Kasthuri Soni for the June 2022 edition of “In conversation with sector leadership”. Soni shares her advice and learnings on what energises her at work and how to empower others.


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Harambee in the News

Resilience and the clues it gives us for sustained, inclusive economic recovery

The latest Quarterly Labour Force Survey results suggest that the number of employed young people has increased for two consecutive quarters. While these numbers are the highest they have been in the past two years, this slight bounce-back is cause for very cautious optimism. Employment remains considerably lower than pre-lockdown.


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