On Saturday, April 1, the 14th Annual African Economic Forum was held at Columbia Law School in New York City. The best and brightest came together to gain more knowledge and perspective on success as a professional or entrepreneur with roots from Africa. With a
The Spring Frontier 100 Forum, an exclusive, invitation-only event, will draw attention to the role of the private sector in driving solutions and innovation to accelerate sustainable employment to absorb millions of African youth entering the workforce and advance the continent’s growth sectors for inclusive
If you wan to go wash, na water you go use
If you wan cook soup, na water you go use
If your child dey grow, na water he go use
Nothing without water
Water, him no get enemy!
The words of legendary musician Fela Kuti never rang so true
Pape Gaye, CEO of Intrahealth International. Phil Heilberg, CEO of JARCH Companies (focused on developing natural resources in Africa). Ben Lyon, Founder of Kopo Kopo (developers of Business Operating Software). These brilliant African men are poised to share their experiences and passion to see Africa
“Letters to Mother Africa”, named one of the best concerts of 2016, continues with a part two coming to Aaron Davis Hall in Manhattan on March 31.
A new Morocco-based seed investment fund dedicated to providing smart capital to African startups, Outlierz, launched this week. The initiative is led by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs, and backed by some of the world’s most famous US and African serial entrepreneurs and angel investors.
On December 3, 2016 more than 400 exquisitely dressed individuals gathered at the Florence Gould Hall in New York City in New York City to celebrate Africans who have impacted and inspired the African community. The 6th edition of this annual Award ceremony was hosted
I should probably start off by admitting that this was my very first African conference. I have never before attended the Wharton African Business Forum (WABF), the Harvard Business School’s African Business Conference, or any such convening. So as a newbie, I wasn’t quite sure
A united nations leader. A best-selling author. A technology-disruptor. An Ivory Coast craftsman. An African arts education advocate. A stereotype-bending actor. A fashion model and environmentalist. An American African community activist. An army for women’s reproductive rights. Each has genuinely excelled in their own sphere
On November 18 - 21, the Wharton Africa Business Forum (WABF) will host its 24th annual conference, the longest running student-organized Africa-focused business discussion. With this year’s theme: “My Africa Network: New Partners for New Solutions”, WABF will be a platform for a diverse array of