Objective: Deliberate on how to strategically and positively frame the narrative on Africa for Diasporan investments and other forms of philanthropy and social investing.
In recent years, Africa has seen tremendous increases in private funding, resulting in rapid growth for technological advancement, educational resources, and economic growth. However, more philanthropic work is needed from an international and domestic perspective in order to ensure the continued development in Africa and for the continent’s potential to be met.
Here are a few questions that we aim to address as we explore the topic:
Founder and Executive Director, African Diaspora Network (Moderator)
Chairperson Afrigrants/co-Founder, SME.NG (Moderator)
Director of Public Policy for Anglophone West Africa at Meta Platforms Inc.
Associate Professor, Allan Gray Centre for Values-Based Leadership Graduate School of Business.
Senior Advisor - Africa, King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS)