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Sharmla is the President, Africa & Global Managing Director, Europe for Duke Corporate Education. In this role. she leads Duke CE’s client relationship management, advisory work, and the building of client organizations’ strategic capacity and capabilities. Sharmla has deep experience working in a range of industries including financial services, healthcare, and mining and in various regions, including Africa, China, Europe and India. Prior to joining Duke CE, Sharmla was the head of Human Capital Development at Nedbank. Sharmla is the recipient of the 2016 Award for Entrepreneurial and Academic Excellence on the African continent. Sharmla is passionate about developing the capability of women and of African talent. Sharmla is a Fellow of the eighth class of the Africa Leadership Initiative-South Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.