Muloongo

Muchelemba

About

Muloongo is deeply proud of her African heritage which she balances with a more Western approach to life. She was born in Zambia and is also a naturalised citizen of the United Kingdom. She had a Third Culture upbringing as a diplomat’s child living in Belgium, the UK, Italy, Japan and Mozambique.

After graduating from Oxford where she read Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) as a Rhodes Scholar, Muloongo worked in the UK, Zambia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates and Singapore, where she is currently based. 

Muloongo has more than 15 years of corporate experience and has worked for leading companies in oil and gas, management consulting and corporate banking. 

She is the author of The Millennials’ Gaido to Work, a mentoring guide for young professionals navigating the workplace. She is a keynote speaker and thought leader. 

Her ultimate goal is to become a social entrepreneur and a force for positive change in Africa and beyond.

My Journey

Singapore
Jan 2005 - present

Corporate career

Sector experience: oil & gas, management consulting and corporate banking

Country experience: UK, Zambia, South Africa, UAE and Singapore. Short-term project experience in Belgium, USA, Malaysia

Jan 2005 - present
Jun 2018

Published my first book

The Millennials’ Gaido to Work is a mentoring guide for young professionals navigating the workplace. The book is available from Amazon in print and kindle format.

Jun 2018
Apr 2020

Founded Ongolo.com

Muloongo started thinking about launching a blog in December 2017 and came up with the name Ongolo a year later. The opportunity to realise this dream came during the COVID-19 pandemic and was the result of one of Muloongo’s philosophies: when life hands you lemons, make lemonade.

Apr 2020
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