July 14, 2021/ Wednesday, 8:00 AM PST, 3:00 PM GMT
The Role of Faith in Philanthropic Giving to Africa
Hosted by the African Diaspora Network and King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS)
The conversation will explore how faith and spiritual/religious values drive charitable giving; why is giving to Africa important; and how faith-based organizations and individuals go about deciding where and to whom to give.
Investing in Grassroots African Healthcare Organizations
Local grassroots healthcare organizations are a critical link between communities and the primary-healthcare system in Africa. There are more than 1 million Community Health Workers across sub-Saharan Africa alone, all working to reduce barriers to healthcare. They provide low-cost healthcare solutions and public health awareness to their community.
APRIL 21, 2021/ Wednesday, 8:00 AM PST, 11:00 AM EST, 3:00 PM GMT
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS’ RAPID RESPONSE TO CRISIS
Hosted by the African Diaspora Network and the King Baudouin Foundation United States (KBFUS)
When disaster strikes, only the flexible and responsive survive. The uncertainties of a global pandemic and the increasing challenges of climate change overwhelmed even the most well-funded organizations. But where top international NGOs may falter to respond to changed conditions on the ground, locally-led social entrepreneurs can thrive
March 31, 2021/ Wednesday, 8:00 AM PST, 11:00 AM EST, 3:00 PM GMT
INVESTING IN WOMEN TO SUPPORT AFRICA’S COVID-19 RECOVERY
The African Diaspora Network (ADN) and SME.NG – Nigeria’s Impact Investment Platform, are organizing a virtual dialogue to mark International Women’s Month (IWM). The objective of the dialogue is to assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on economic opportunities for African women and to deliberate on how strategic investments in women entrepreneurship can help accelerate the continent’s recovery from the pandemic.
March 24, 2021 / Wednesday, 8:00 AM PST, 11:00 AM EST, 3:00 PM GMT
WEBINAR: INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN BARBADOS
COVID-19 brought with it much devastation, but also opportunities for countries to thrive and advance in ways they may not have before the pandemic. Several countries now have the opportunity to re-analyse their comparative and competitive advantages. One such country that is seeking to increase and attract new investment in some of these sectors is Barbados. Invest Barbados, in collaboration with the African Diaspora Network, will be hosting a webinar to highlight the investment opportunities and advantages that Barbados provides for global companies in areas such as ICT, Fintech, financial services, niche manufacturing, renewable energy, agri-business and offshore schools, among others.
Did you know 67% of our network holds a Master's degree or higher? The ADN network values education, an important part of our strategic plan. You can read more about our strategic direction at https://africandiasporanetwork.org/our-strategy/#Africa #Investment #entrepreneurship