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Africa Symposium: Bridging Profit and Purpose

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The Joseph H. Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies

256 South 37th Street

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Please join us for the Lauder Institute’s inaugural Africa Symposium: Bridging Profit and Purpose!


The Lauder Institute’s Africa Symposium is a new setting for in-depth conversations among a diverse gathering of business leaders, practitioners, policy makers, and academics who are at the forefront of a dynamically changing continent. In collaboration with the Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship at MIT, the event will feature speakers who will share insights, tools, and assessments of key drivers behind the continent’s vibrant entrepreneurship, innovative financing, and integrated economic and social development.


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March 19, 2020

Keynote Address: Mr. Kofi Appenteng - President, Africa-America Institute

4:30 pm OPEN TO PUBLIC

Venue: Steinberg-Dietrich Hall Rm 350, University of Pennsylvania, 3620 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104


March 20, 2020

Africa Symposium: Bridging Profit and Purpose

8:30 am - 5:00pm REGISTRATION ONLY

Venue: The Lauder Institute Auditorium, University of Pennsylvania, 256 S 37th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104




8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration and networking

9:00 am - 9:15 am Welcoming Remarks from the Lauder Institute

9:15 am- 10:45 am Partnerships and Alliances in Africa

10:45 am - 11:00 am Break

11:00 am - 12:30pm Youth and the Demographic Dividend

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm The State of Entrepreneurship

Sponsored by MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship

3:00 pm -3:15 pm Break

3:15 pm - 4:45 pm Capital Flows and Investing in Africa’s Future

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Closing

A light breakfast and lunch will be provided



For more details visit: https://lauder.wharton.upenn.edu/africa_symposium

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