Amina Gerba


Amina Gerba
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Born (1961-03-14) March 14, 1961 (age 58)[1]
NationalityCanadian
EducationMBA in Marketing Research
Alma materUniversity of Quebec at Montreal
OccupationEntrepreneur
Awardsaminagerba.com

Amina Gerba CQ (born March 14, 1961) is a Cameroonian–Canadian businesswoman and entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of Afrique Expansion, Afrique Expansion Forum, and Afrique Expansion magazine. She also founded the beauty care brands Kariliss and Kariderm–the latter being the world's first shea butter product to earn organic certification. In 2014, she was a recipient of the National Order of Quebec. She is a director for the Canadian Council on Africa, African Business Roundtable, and Fonds Afro-Entrepreneurs, and is the president of the board of directors for Entreprendre Ici.

Early life and education

Amina Nleung was born in Bafia, Cameroon, on March 14, 1961. She is the eighteenth child in a nineteen-child family and the only girl in her family to attend school.[2] She immigrated to Quebec in 1986.[3] In 1992, she earned her BBA in tourism management (marketing),[4] and in 1993, her MBA in marketing research at the University of Quebec at Montreal's School of Management Sciences.[5]

Other Languages
français: Amina Gerba