Jennifer Shigoli is a life-long champion for girls and the environment. The 29-year-old from Tanzania left her corporate career to found Elea Reusable Sanitary Pads. The goal is simple, but impactful: provide affordable pads and keep girls in school. Elea Pads are produced in Tanzania and packaged with information on hygiene. Jennifer is “committed to help women and girls break the barriers that menstruation creates in their lives,” the commitment at the heart of Elea.

Jennifer Richard shigoli is from Tanzania. She is the CEO & Founder at Malkia Investments Company Limited, Malkia Industries and TIM (Tanzania Institute of Manufacturing). Professionally, a Diplomat and a Lawyer. She is passionate about entrepreneurship and an activist, visionary, leader, mentor and a business consultant. A firm believer in education, innovation and hard work. Her goal is to impact our society positively and to encourage and guide the youth towards reaching their dreams.
She is the Youth Deputy secretary General , Tanzania Girl Guides Association: Coordinating and supervising the executive team.

She is one of the 16 winners of African Entrepreneurship Awards 2016, for her outstanding work on Reusable sanitary pads.