PhD student in “Globalization and Employment” Doctorate dissertation on: Transnational microfinance and mission drift: Evidence from Sub Saharan Africa Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany
07/2007 to 12/2009
M.Sc. in International Finance, University of Applied Sciences Nuertingen, Germany
10/2001 to 08/2004
B.Sc. in Banking and Finance, University of Buea, Cameroon
09/2011 to 09/2016
Research Assistant, Chair for Internatrional Economics, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Loan Analyst, Cameroon Cooperative Credit Union League (CamCCUL), Bamenda, Cameroon
Forkusam, Akem Noela (2016) Cross-border commitments and microfinance mission drift: Evidence from Sub Saharan Africa (forthcoming), Journal of International Business and Economics (17) 2.
Forkusam, Akem Noela (2014) Does financial globalization affect microfinance mission drift?
Evidence from Sub Saharan Africa, in Mersland R. and Strøm R. Ø. (eds), Microfinance Institutions: Financial and Social Performance. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.79-99.
Awards and scholarships
Best Paper Award 2016 at the International Business and Management Conference, Nürtingen Germany
06/2011-06/2014: Scholarship of the German Protection Academic Foundation
Current memberships & social/political activities
Association for the Advancement of African Women AAAWE (since 2016),
InSearch Network Berlin (since 2015),
Oldenburger Gospel Choir “Voices” (since 2013),
African Research Working Group of the German Protestant Academic Foundation (since 2012),