The Ross Africa Business Club welcomes you to the inaugural Annual Africa Business Conference – "Energizing Africa's Emergence" at the Ross School of Business on February 8th, 2013. This is an avenue to highlight economic opportunities, challenges and ways to energize Africa's emergence.
The Africa Business Club at Harvard Business School is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Africa Business Conference scheduled to be held at the Harvard Business School Campus in Boston from February 15-17th, 2013.
The conference is the world’s largest student-run event focused on business in Africa. It brings together almost 1,200 participants including African students and business professionals from around the world, and provides an exceptional networking opportunity for business and community leaders, current and prospective Harvard MBA students and alumni, students from other graduate programs and academics from around the world.
The Yoruba Cultural Institute's 2013 Summer Immersion course in Yoruba will take place from June 3 to August 21st in Brooklyn, NY. Students will be immersed in Yoruba language and culture through films, music and dialogues with Yoruba native speakers and Instructors with a solid record of success. Program includes social dinners and outings, immersion in the Yoruba culture of New York City. This is a twelve (12) week program with a Monday/ Wednesday schedule. Classes are Monday/Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm for 12 weeks. Course includes leading Yoruba Instructional materials from US and Nigerian authors, musicians and artists. Social events weekends and weekday evenings.
Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business, School of International and Public Affairs, Law School, and Mailman School of Public Health jointly present the 10th Annual African Economic Forum (AEF) to be held at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business on March 1st and 2nd, 2013.
On November 16-18th, 2012, Wharton African Student’s Association held their 20th Wharton Africa Business Forum in Philadelphia, PA. The theme of this year’s conference was In the Trenches: Exploring Catalysts Driving Africa’s Growth. Attendants included students, young professionals, policy makers and investors from all walks of life who are dedicated to engaging each other regarding business in Africa. With eleven panel discussions and three keynote speakers, attendants were able to share African success stories in business ventures with conversations on entrepreneurship and developing the next generation of leaders. Speakers were engaging the audience on two main points: Africa is rising, and Foreign Direct Investments are not enough to drive Africa’s economy. Ibukun Awosika, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Chair Center Group spoke of her work in Nigeria and the opportunities that await for those who are ready to return home. Jay Kloppenberg, founder of the African School of Excellence spoke of the capacity building that is taking place on the ground while Greg Marchand of Gizmos Solutions Zambia imparted wisdom on those who were ready to go back home, stating that “working in Africa is rewarding, success can be achieved, but requires expertise.”
- Renegotiating Africa's Place in the World
- Harvard Africa Business Conference:Africa Incorporated: Cultivating an Integrated Market
- African Diplomatic Forum 2012: Leveraging Africa’s Ascendance for Political Influence & Economic Development.
- HARVARD: CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM & NATIONAL UNITY: CASE OF GHANA
- Harvard Africa Workshop: Africa Rising? Or what the new global order has to learn from the contemporary African experience.
- CONGRATS GRAD! Now it's time to get a job. Here's Advice On Landing One Now.
- ReNOVATE: Buiilding Nigeria One Village at a Time
- Forum on Business Opportunities in Africa
- [Africa] Internship Opportunities in Senegal, Burkina Faso, and Niger....FRENCH PROFICIENCY NEEDED
- African Student Leaders In New York City
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