Julia Moffett

Director of Innovation,
Equity Group Foundation

Julia Moffett is currently the director of Innovation at the Equity Group Foundation in Nairobi, Kenya where current priorities include education innovation and the recent launch of Equity Bank’s mobile platform, Equitel.

She is also the founder of the Future of Learning Fund which helps entrepreneurs who transform education with 21st century learning solutions in the developing world have access to capital and strategic support.

Previous roles have included: Director of Strategic Planning in the Clinton White House and National Security Council; Vice President at NBC News; Managing Director of the Markle Foundation and Director of Strategy at the BBC World Service Trust. She has held consulting engagements with the Omidyar Network, World Bank Institute, UK Department for International Development and Open Society Institute among others.

Moffett serves or has served on numerous boards and advisory boards that include: the Burberry Foundation, Maiyet, Peace One Day, Global Kids, Rock the Vote and Videre and she is an active advisor to numerous education start-ups in Nairobi. She has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Finance Committee for Obama for President in 2008 and 2012.