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GW School of Business holds First African Business Conference

Posted By Page Schindler Buchanan, Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, June 27, 2012

We just received word of this great opportunity in the DC Area to network and learn about doing business in Africa. If you're in the area be sure to put it on your calendar!

Inaugural GW African Business Conference

Ways Forward to Sustainable Business in Africa

March 23 - 24, 2012
The George Washington University School of Business

The Africa Business Association of the George Washington University School of Business invites you to join them at their 1st annual Africa Business Conference. This Conference will bring together participants from the African business community, America political leaders and international organizations, such as the OPIC, IMF, USAID, and IFC. Ultimately, this conference aims to increase networking opportunities among educators, the business community, policy leaders and GWU students who are interested in doing business in Africa and African development. The Conference will be held at the George Washington University main Campus located near the Foggy Bottom Metro station in Washington, DC on March 23-24, 2012.

The theme for the 2012 conference is Ways Forward to Sustainable Business in Africa. The purpose of this conference is to bring together African business leaders and world leaders for important discussions and presentations about African investment and Entrepreneurship. Keynote speakers include Kadita "A.T.” Tshibaka of Opportunity Bank’s Board of Directors; Carol Pineau, a journalist who has specialized in Africa for more than a decade; and Ms. Mimi Alemayehou, Executive Vice President of OPIC.


Kafuti Talahumbu

Founder/President, GW Africa Business Association (ABA)

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