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Alisa Amupolo

Windhoek, Namibia

An emerging writer that begun writing at 14 in a school magazine publication. Further pursued an undergraduate degree in media studies double majoring in sociology initially training to be a journalist and diverted into public relations publishing companies newsletters and annual reports.

Moved on international to undertake a Masters in International Communications in Yorkshire region of UK where i specialized in communications policies analysis European treaties and Namibia telecommunications industry. An African girl's dream begun when she landed a job with a Commonwealth Secretariat in London, shortly after completing her programme. Commencing duty with a colleague from Pakistan, together we joined the Head of Informatics to strengthen the ICT programme in 58 Commonwealth countries.

It didn't take long before her country started lobbying for come back to oversee a transition process from an old regulatory dispensation to a new regime. She relocated to get her hands dirty and she really got them dirty , as the process turned out more intricate than she expected with new dynamics in every phase of transition. She had to drive the commencement of an enabling legislation that establishes a new regulator and at the same time advising on strategy for sector transformation whilst managing the operational establishment project for a new regulator. There real life challenges in emerging markets begun to haunt a 26 year old while the universe conspired to help her realize the project goals. In the midst of fighting bureaucracy and tabloid sensation and resistance to change, was many life lessons and a test of her character.

2 years later the regulator was standing with the help of international and local experts from all walks of life, ranging from engineers, to lawyers, economist and chartered accountants , all the puzzles were nearly in place. With a competent management in place to carry the foundation forward, hiring after moving mountains in a totally soul crushing process, she begun a new journey to rediscover herself. Off she joined a leadership development programme at London Business School which was an eye opener to her entrepreneurial potential eventually establish her own consulting company.

Mysterious life event also came to haunt her , leading to a spiritual awakening journey . By age 29 she has found the truth most people have not yet found in the world and now looking for a literary agent or publisher to publish her first book about this revolutionary journey based on her true life story.

Interests: Non-finction, spiritual, philosophy and sociology

Published writer: No

Freelance: Yes