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Why We Care: How Entrepreneurs are Adding Economic and Social Value to Africa

April 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for a discussion with leaders, entrepreneurs, and advisors who are adding economic and social value in Africa. They will share stories of how they began, how they are currently adding value to Africa, and where their ideas are taking them next.

We welcome all students, community members, staff, and faculty to engage in the conversation in hopes to spark interest in doing business in Africa. Send panelists questions to entrepreneurship@brown.edu.

Dr. Tunde Alawode. co-founder, Dotlearn,
Tayo Rockson, CEO of UYD management, TEDx Speaker
Prof. Bakuli, Professor @ Westfield State University.
Emmanuel Nyame, Social Entrepreneur
Prof Darko, founder of African potential
Damilola Junaid, President/Founder, Arise Africa Foundation

Moderated by: Vibha Pingle, Ph.D ’96, President and Founder, Ubunta at Work

Co-sponsored by:
AARI, Oasis International, OIED, The African Initiative (Watson Institute), BSA, EFWE, Office of Global Engagement


Reception to follow. All of our events are open to the public.

Snacks provided by Che, Brown Startup and African student co-founder 


April 16, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm