Join NYU Africa House for the 2017 Stern in Africa Business Forum is on Saturday October 28th 2017 from 11am-6pm. The Forum will feature three inspiring keynote speakers:
- Bisila Bokoko– founder and CEO of BBES, a business development agency that represents, promotes and markets brands internationally
- Chid Liberty– co-founder of Liberty & Justice, Africa’s first Fair Trade Certified™ apparel manufacturer
- Samuel Alemayehu– active angel investor, Co-founder & Managing Director at Cambridge Industries Ltd., a renewable energy company in Africa
Through a TedTalk-style format, the keynote speakers will discuss several topics including the journey of an entrepreneur, the energy landscape in Africa, and social entrepreneurship as a way to address challenges and gaps in social welfare. We will also have six breakout panel sessions covering entrepreneurship, venture capital, entertainment & media, fashion, social impact, and technology, an African-inspired lunch and a networking reception!
The event would conclude with a celebration of Stern in Africa’s partner organization, Young African MBAs (YAM), to commemorate YAM’s 5th-year anniversary with a performance from Congolese artist Young Paris, keynote address from Charmaine Houvet, Public Policy Director at Cisco Africa, cocktail hour, dinner, and a great music! For more information on the lineup of speakers and panels please visit sterninafrica.com.
Dress code is Business Formal
Use discount code SIAAFRICAHOUSE to get 15% off.