Rose Mmbaga is the recipient of the Woman of Influence Award, and Inductee into the 2017 Women in Events Hall of Fame. As the Senior Marketing and Communication Officer at Raleigh International in Morogoro, Tanzania, her impact on young people, especially women, has had a ripple effect throughout the country. Her nominator explains that Mmbaga is a woman who empowers everyone that crosses her path. It is not only her job, “it is her passion,” she said. In 2016, Mmbaga was selected to take part in the Merit360 program, which gave her the opportunity to speak at the United Nations and encourage further representation for Tanzanian women.