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January 20, 2021 8:00 AM Eastern Time

Vanderbilt News–The Vanderbilt Alumni Association invites the university community to hear from Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management alumni about the company they created to provide banking services to refugee populations. The event, “Vanderbilt Changemakers: Leaf Global Fintech,” will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 27, from 11 a.m. to noon.

Eric Johnson, dean of Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, will host an exclusive virtual panel discussion featuring Vanderbilt alumni changemakers Nat Robinson, MBA’07, JD’18, and Tori Samples, BMus’12, MBA’18, the co-founders (and chief executive officer and chief technology officer, respectively) of Leaf Global Fintech.

Leaf offers virtual banking services to vulnerable populations in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda, allowing them to store and transport assets across country borders through a mobile device using blockchain technology.

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