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Driving the African Century: Youth, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

On June 25, panels will be convened to discuss Africa's growth potential in the 21st century, covering topics including "Africa's Possibilities in 2023," "Business, Technology, & Entrepreneurship in Africa," and "Impact Investing, Social Enterprises, & Innovators in Africa."

Date & Time

Jun. 25, 2013
1:15pm – 5:40pm

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Driving the African Century: Youth, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

The Wilson Center’s Africa Program and the South Africa-Washington International Program proudly present, “Driving the African Century: Youth, Technology, and Entrepreneurship.” This event will focus on the prospects for African economic growth in the 21st century. Speakers will include the South African Ambassador to the United States, members of business, civil society, and international governance communities, along with current SAWIP students. Three panels will discuss “Africa's Possibilities in 2023,” “Business, Technology, & Entrepreneurship in Africa,” and “Impact Investing, Social Enterprises, & Innovators in Africa,” allowing for discussion amongst those actively involved in Africa’s growth. 


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Africa Program

The Africa Program works to address the most critical issues facing Africa and U.S.-Africa relations, build mutually beneficial U.S.–Africa relations, and enhance knowledge and understanding about Africa in the United States. The Program achieves its mission through in-depth research and analyses, including our blog Africa Up Close, public discussion, working groups, and briefings that bring together policymakers, practitioners, and subject matter experts to analyze and offer practical options for tackling key challenges in Africa and in U.S.-Africa relations.    Read more

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