Isabel dos Santos is the daughter of President dos Santos. José Eduardo dos Santos is the President of Angola, and his been the President since 1976. He gave birth to his daughter Isabel dos Santos who is the oldest daughter. Isabel went to school just like the sons do in African cultures in order for her to learn just as much as anyone else. Her father was very interested in her educational background because he believed that she was capable of many things. Isabel dos Santos was sent to a boarding school in England where she learned more about the requirements to become a professional women in the modern world.
Once she graduated from there she went to King’s College. She studied electrical engineering where she was the only girl in any of her engineering classes. Isabel dos Santos met Sindika Dokolo, who was the son of a millionaire from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. When they became married she switched her main focus to becoming an entrepreneur in Angola. She became involved in politics and business after she graduated from college. Her first role as part of her family was the project manager engineer for Urbana 2000.
Her involvement in Urbana 2000, helped modernize a trucking business by implementing the use of walkie talkies in daily operations. She then created a business called Miami Beach Club. which was one of the first businesses to set up shop on Luanda Beach. Isabel would continue her career by accumulating wealth to engage in a number of investment opportunities around the world. Her role helped stimulate the domestic Angolese economy. She gained control of SGPS after a merger, where she announced her intent to merge all three companies into one corporation. Isabel has multiple different opportunities that allowed her become a well-known women in the business world.
“Among the many causes she has championed are the Pediatric hospital (chief donor and partner), clean water initiatives, an ongoing campaign to eradicate malaria in Angola and an employee volunteer-run programmes to assist sick children in the country.” https://t.co/z5iuWdmeJp
— Isabel Dos Santos (@isabelaangola) June 24, 2019