IE Africa Day 2015

Written on March 11, 2015 by Fernando Dameto Zaforteza in Arts & Cultures & Societies

face-of-africaThe IE Africa Club at IE Business School and IE University (Madrid, Spain) is a student-led community of Africans and non-Africans that aim to generate a greater awareness of the African continent, its rich culture and the diverse business and career opportunities across Africa.

The 2015 IE Africa Day allows current students to network with African professionals and those with business experience on the continent and to learn about business and career opportunities from the speakers and other attendees. This year, IE Africa Day will showcase the latest developments and share how people can succeed in business in Africa. An accomplished set of thought leaders from across Africa and Europe will be coming to speak and to share their insights and inspiring stories. The speakers represent key industries such as agriculture, information technology, multimedia, financial services, tourism, and education, among others.  Here is a list of our diverse and exciting speakers.

Nuradin Osman – Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, AGCO Corporation

Rafael Gomez-Jordana Moya – Director African Unit, Santander Bank

Ambassador Smuts Ngonyama – Head of Mission, South African Embassy (Madrid, Spain)

Grace Obado – Director, Africa 2.0 Spain; Director of International Affairs, Hidrolution (Kenya)

Jonathan Tawiah – Founder & CEO, Ostec Limited (Ghana)

Isaac Oboth – Founder & CEO, Media256 (Uganda)

Luis Folhadela – Private Equity Professional (Former Director, KPMG Angola; Former, Business Development Director, BFA Angola)

Stuart Minnaar – Founder & CEO, Studentology Yappo (South Africa)

Gonzalo Garland – VP of External Relations, IE Business School

Isaac Kwaku Fokuo Jr. – CEO, African Leadership Network; Founder, Sino-Africa Centre for Excellence; Principal, Botho Limited

Check out IE Africa Day’s official website, and Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter (@IEAfricaClubfor more updates!
 The event will take place on Thursday, March 12, 4:00pm – 9:00pm, at Aula Magna (IE Business School, Calle Maria de Molina 11)


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