A conversation about education, entrepreneurship and employment in Africa with Elozi Lomponda, CEO of Books on Canoes operating in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a team member of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs in Belgium, Leila Ndiaye, President and CEO of Initiative for Global Development, Leonard Wantchekon, founder of the African School of Economics in Benin, Yaw Nyarko, Professor of Economics at New York University and Director of the Africa House.

The event will take place Wednesday, September 25 from 6:00-730PM at NYU Africa House (44 Washington Mews, New York, NY, 10003).

The purpose of the conversation will be to highlight the solutions for how the continent of Africa can turn the youth bulge into a youth dividend harnessing the innovations of all the sectors of the economy to increase access to education, entrepreneurship and employment for the African youth.

We also would like to raise the profile of the International University of Grand-Bassam (IUGB) in Cote d’Ivoire and its contributions to the local and international community by providing high quality higher education to African students. RSVP here