Name: Maria Immanuel
Profession: Professional Assistant to Presidential Advisors, Republic of Namibia
Years of Service: Four
Education: Master’s Degree
in International Trade Law and Policy, from the Graduate Business School of the University of Cape Town in collaboration with the Trade Law Centre of Southern Africa (Tralac) and Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Economics at the University of Namibia and
Country of Residence: Windhoek, Namibia
An investor in diversified economic sectors such as tech, cosmetics and media, ML is amongst the winners of the “Challenge des 1000”, 2020 Africa – France Summit. Maria
Immanuel, musically ML, is a Pan African singer, songwriter, entrepreneur and an international trade expert. Deeply passionate about education and woman empowerment, ML launched her ‘Entrepreneurship Masterclass’ in 2018 to teach
aspiring young entrepreneurs how the economy works. Using platforms such as webinars, seminars and workshops, she teaches young entrepreneurs the soft fundamentals, basic skills on starting a businesses and exports and imports, trade
She is the founder and managing director of O’Nature Cosmetics, a Namibian cosmetics company established in 2017, which boosts locally manufactured O’Nature Hot Oil treatment and African Black soap. Product sales are primarily driven by agents, who are young women. Vama Africa, her flagship project is Africa’s next big thing, in terms of e-commerce, which seeks to promote the intra Africa trade agenda, by leveraging on instruments such as the AFCTA.
With the debut of her third studio Album titled, ‘With Love’,
ML introduces to the global music spectrum her signature sound with her sensational voice. With ‘With Love’ out worldwide, the album is available for purchase on Itunes/Apple Music and streaming on Spotify, Deezer and YouTube, etc. Subscribe to her YouTube Channel, M L (Namibia), to check out her music and follow her on
Instagram is ML_Musi
Facebook and LinkedIn is Maria Lisa Immanuel.