Sunday, March 31, 2013

New York University African Economic Forum: Africa in Motion - People; Ideas and Events Reshaping the Continent, April 6

Africa in Motion: People, Ideas, and Events Reshaping the African Continent

NYU Stern African Business Club (“Stern in Africa”) and NYU Africa House announce their Annual African Economic Forum inviting the African community and Friends of Africa for an engaging discussion on the People, Ideas and Events Reshaping the economic landscape of the African Continent.
On April 6, NYU Stern African Business Club, in partnership with NYU Africa House and The Council of Young African Leaders will host their annual African Economic Forum. Themed “Africa in Motion: People, Ideas, and Events Reshaping the African Continent”, the forum will provide an opportunity for active practitioners in the areas of business, policy, and social enterprise to interact with forum attendees to exchange ideas, and insights on the current state of Africa’s economic landscape.

The forum will feature a Leadership Fireside Chat, and four concurrent panels on Technology, Social Enterprise, Finance, and Development. Confirmed featured speakers include President and Chairman of the African Export-Import Bank Jean-Louis Ekra, world-renowned Entrepreneur, Activist, and Former Cameroonian presidential candidate Kah Walla, Managing Director of The Whitaker Group Aubrey Hruby, and...CONTINUES

The acclaimed “divine intervention” for Cameroonian Politics Kah Walla and Ghana’s PPP leader and presidential hopeful Papa Kwesi Nduom are scheduled to speak on the People, Ideas, and Events Reshaping the African Continent at the annual African Economic Forum at New York University on April 6, 2013.

On April 6, NYU Stern African Business Club will host its annual African Economic Forum. Among the distinguished speakers this year is Cameroon’s sensational entrepreneur and politician Kah Walla and Ghana’s successful businessman and political leader Papa Kwesi Nduom.

At 45, Kah Walla is internationally recognized for her expertise in management, her understanding of development issues and her strong stance on Africa, its women and youths. She was recognized in 2008 by the World Bank as one of 7 women entrepreneurs in Africa. Ms. Walla is also recognized as one of Cameroon’s political leaders and certainly one of the most remarkable leaders of her generation on the political scene.

Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom is the President & CEO of Groupe Nduom; Former Minister for Energy, Economic Planning and Regional Cooperation, and Public Sector Reform for Ghana. He helped establish the Deloitte & Touche, West Africa Consulting practice following a successful business career in the United States. He was a Presidential candidate for the 2008 and 2012 elections and is widely...CONTINUES

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