Monthly Archives: November 2014

Bay Area Professionals Inspired by Opportunity in Africa

Bay Area professionals congregated for the inaugural event in Asante Africa Foundation’s Thought Leadership Series to watch a group of passionate individuals discuss the intersection of philanthropy and investment and the opportunities they present in Africa. The event was a success by any standard; influential investors, CEOs and authors came together to debate the merits and opportunities presented by African markets. Hosted Kevin Ichhpurani of SAP, who provided an overview of SAP’s investment in Africa, the program featured two keynote speakers and a panel of participants from a variety of backgrounds moderated by Mark Yolton, Cisco VP of Digital.

Dayo Olopade, author of The Bright ContinentThe night’s first speaker, Dayo Olopade, gave an uplifting account of her move to Nairobi, where she journe Continue reading

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