Liz Ngonzi ’98, Hotel School Entrepreneur-in-Residence, will be a featured speaker March 12 at the South by Southwest (SXSW) conference in Austin, Texas, on Africa, technology and women. Ngonzi received a master’s degree in management in hospitality from Cornell.
Born in Uganda, Ngonzi, founder of Amazing Taste LLC, is an international educator, speaker and entrepreneur, and a faculty member at New York University’s Heyman Center for Philanthropy and Fundraising.
She is an authority on women and minorities in entrepreneurship and leadership, as well as technological innovations advancing causes, empowering disenfranchised people and improving service delivery. She is a frequent speaker at industry and academic conferences in the U.S. and Africa.