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Kwami Williams

Kwami Williams

Co-founder & CEO
MoringaConnect

Kwami is a Ghanaian born, MIT and NASA trained rocket scientist, turned social entrepreneur. In 2013, he went from aerospace to agriculture to co-found MoringaConnect, a vertically integrated supply chain improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers. MoringaConnect turns the leaves from their moringa trees into superfood tea and green protein powder, branded Minga Foods, and the oilseeds from their trees into moringa oil based hair, face, and body beauty products, branded True Moringa. It has provided over $460K of income to 2,900 farming families growing the moringa tree across Ghana. Kwami is a Forbes 30 Under 30, Quartz Top 30 Africa Innovator, Echoing Green Fellow, MIT D-Lab Scale-Ups Fellow, Harambe Entrepreneur Associate, MassChallenge Alumnus, and Black Engineer of the Year Awardee.