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Executive Speaker Series: Empowering the 2030 Agenda through Youth-led Social Enterprises and STEM: Harnessing the Economic Power of the World’s Youth

PAN Africa Network

Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)

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“Empowering the 2030 Agenda through Youth-led Social Enterprises and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Harnessing the Economic Power of the World’s Youth” 

 

On September 29th

IMPORTANT NOTE: No registration will be possible at the door on the day on September 29th

 

Organized by CareerNation and PAN Africa Network


 

Speakers

 

Chike Ukaegbu – Educator, Entrepreneur, Investor, Humanitarian and Biomedical Engineer 

 

Kwame Marfo – Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur and Managing Partner HOA Fund 

 

Cherae Robinson – Founder & CEO Taste Makers Africa 

 

Alizé Utteryn – Founder & CEO AlizéLaVie Media 

 

Barbara A. Simmons – Inaugural Dean, International Education, William V.S.
Tubman University - 
Moderator
 

 

Description of the Event program

 

Theme:

 

Purpose

 

This theme will deliver and interactive platform between speakers and the audience. Technology and access to resources especially for disadvantaged youth, social change, empowerment, and entrepreneurship through the STEM power.

 

The goal, objectives, and outcomes of the panel event on: “Empowering the 2030 Agenda through Youth-led Social Enterprises and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Harnessing the Economic Power of the World’s Youth”, are as follows:

 

Goal

 

  • To create a process that will lead to more African Youth-led Social Enterprises through STEM to the economic development of the African continent;

 

Objectives

 

  • To host a forum to establish and deliver an interactive platform between speakers and the audience. Technology and access to resources especially for disadvantaged youth, social change, empowerment, and entrepreneurship through the STEM power;
  • To identify particular problems and solutions to the challenges faced by African Youth-led Social Enterprises;
  • To seek funding support for such a support network platform;
  • To collaborate with academia, universities, organizations around African Youth initiatives, thought leaders, change agents and policy-makers who wish to be connected with youth-led initiatives, enterprises, innovators;
  • To create innovative partnerships with institutions across the world to encourage this agenda;
  • To encourage and establish mentoring and coaching of African Youth-led Social Enterprises through STEM

 

Outcomes

 

  • To establish a working group on African Youth-led Social Enterprises and its Diaspora in STEM that will create a strategic master plan for increasing the numbers African and Diasporan Youth-led Social Enterprises. This Group will meet at two times annually with research conducted between conferences. The first leg of this initiative will be on October 6th-7th, as a part of the “Capacity building/trade conference” at the Silver Spring Convention Center outside D.C.
  • To report on the status of results of efforts between meetings and status of progress in achieving the goals of Agenda 2030 at its conferences.

 

Audience/participants target:

 

Youth-Led participation from an academic perspective (Yale, Princeton, Columbia, NYU universities), plus organizations around African Youth initiatives. The Audience will include Thought Leaders, Change Agents, and Policy-Makers who wish to be connected with youth-led initiatives, enterprises.

 

Program

 

06:00PM - 06:30PM     Doors open, registration of participants, light refreshments and networking session

 

06:55PM - 07:00PM     Welcoming message from CareerNation and PAN Africa Network

 

07:00PM - 07:15PM     Introduction/Keynote

 

07:15PM – 07:50PM     Panel discussion

 

07:50PM - 08:00PM     Q&A

 

08:00PM - 08:05PM     Closing remarks

 

08:05PM - 08:30PM     Networking session

 

08:30PM                      Door closing


FAQs

 

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

You do not need your ID with you, but all attendees must be 18 years old to purchase tickets. 

  

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, please contact the Program Manager if you need to change your registration information. 

 

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, the confirmation receipt is acceptable from your phone or tablet. 

 

What is the refund policy?

There are no refunds at this time. 

 

 

Have questions about Executive Speaker Series: Empowering the 2030 Agenda through Youth-led Social Enterprises and STEM: Harnessing the Economic Power of the World’s Youth? Contact PAN Africa Network

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NYC Seminar and Conference Center
71 West 23rd Street
Suite 515, Seminar Room C
New York, NY 10010

Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)


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PAN Africa Network

PAN Africa Network is an Expert Network, committed to serve its members by:

  1. Facilitating professional development through the provision of exciting and dynamic investment opportunities in the African emerging market.
  2. Gaining exclusive access to business venture raising capital, matching specific investment criteria to members who fit the requirements, and matching the opportunities with member investors.

We organize quarterly Panel Events Series and we are an African Expert Network with mentorship matchmaking programs for Investors, African project developers and Experts.

 
 
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