Lynda's Story

About Lynda Hazoume

My Biography


Lynda Hazoume is an IT management consultant with years of experience across multiple industry sectors. Lynda is a business application partner development manager at Microsoft with a mission to drive the adoption of the Dynamics 365 and power platform by Microsoft global partners ecosystem.

She is an enabler of shared success between Microsoft and the partners through the Microsoft global marketplace.

Lynda has joined the team from the Microsoft for Startups where she was managing a portfolio of global fintech Startups  with a view to  accelerating their success through the Microsoft’s Co-Sell program which is a unique opportunity to get access to technology, sales and marketing.

In the midst of the first wave of the Covid pandemic, she set up the Makeda Foundation, a non-profit organisation that enables rising and aspiring entrepreneurs to build or develop online solutions that can empower disadvantaged African women to have a wider global reach to sell local products, facilitate access to education, healthcare, and financial resources to help improve their livelihoods & well-being. Now in its third cohort, Makeda has so far provided support to more than 23 Entrepreneurs across the continent .

Last year, Lynda was shortlisted for the woman in tech competition in the UK – TechWoman 100 Shortlist (

She is also an MBA Candidate at the University of London. 

Outside of work, study & her philanthropy work Lynda is a wife and a devoted mother of two lovely boys, Matteo who is 3, and Yann-Loïc 5.