Haika James Mtei

Field of Study: Business

Cohort: 2019

Country: Tanzania

Leadership Institute: Oklahoma State University

Haika Mtei co-founded Golden Pot Food Supply, a company that promotes healthy eating by offering sustainable products in the Manyara region of Tanzania. She is also a marketing, branding, and communication consultant and owns a company called Dreamlane Tanzania. She mostly contracts and works with female farmers, and believes that if women are empowered, society will benefit. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Haika will leverage the experience and knowledge she has gained to continue to grow her business, and add products from across Tanzania such as coffee, beans, peas, and salt, to help build the largest food supply company in her country.