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AFRICA.COM Hybrid Event with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and Melinda French Gates

A discussion on equity and innovation for Africa’s recovery

In a time when responding to health challenges is of the highest importance, AFRICA.COM is hosting a hybrid event discussing ways to promote health, science and technological innovation in Africa, while also highlighting how innovation can remove barriers facing African women and girls. The discussion features Melinda French Gates, Co-Chair…

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Introducing the 22 African Women Who Have Served as Head of State

Africa.com defines Women Heads of State as women who have served as president or prime minister, including Heads of State and Heads of Government

The role that women should play in shaping Africa’s present and future was a key theme from speakers of the Women Heads of State Initiative, co-convened by Africa.com and Coca-Cola Africa. The event introduced the world to the 22 women who have served as president or prime minister of an African…

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Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs expands by 50%

The list represents the women who run big business in Africa

Africa.com  (www.Africa.com) announced the second annual Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs on March 8, 2022, in line with International Women’s Day.  The list is a unique, data-driven research effort that highlights the women who lead big business in Africa.  The data for the effort is provided by Bloomberg. In…

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What Women Chief Executive Officers in Africa Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence

The event is a one-stop, strategic business primer on AI, presented for a generalist, executive audience interested in Africa

To mark International Women’s Day, March 8, Africa.com (www.Africa.Com) is hosting an unprecedented virtual event, What Women CEOs in Africa Need to Know about Artificial Intelligence, in collaboration with Harvard Business School Professor Karim Lakhani and Harvard Business School Professor Tsedal Neeley.  The event will convene the 60+ women identified…

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Top 50 Women in Corporate Africa Revealed after Data-Driven Research

The list yielded many more women from South Africa than any other African country, followed by Nigeria and Kenya

In a major virtual summit with over 1,000 high level attendees, Africa.com revealed the names of the 50 most senior women in Corporate Africa. The Africa.com Definitive List of Women CEOs is distinguished in that it is data-driven. The researchers started by working with data provided by Bloomberg, and evaluating…

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All Star Lineup Confirmed to Explore What it Takes for Women to Make it to the top of Corporate Africa

Beating the Odds, will feature Harvard Business School’s Tony Mayo’s research on black women graduates of Harvard Business School who made it to the top spot

On October 13, 2021, a seismic event will take place in Africa: we will begin the journey of supporting every African woman to take on a new dream - climbing the corporate ladder to the number one spot.  Why is that most discussions of African women in business are focussed…

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Unprecedented Virtual Summit for African Business Leaders to Access Resources to Grow Their Businesses with the United States

The virtual summit, unprecedented in terms of scale, breadth and depth, will convene thousands of c-suite executives and decision-makers at African businesses

Africa.com is convening thousands of leaders of African businesses, and the highest ranks of U.S. agencies that support African business, to present opportunities for growth through trade, investment and technical assistance. This virtual summit, Africa’s Portal to Doing Business with the United States, will take place virtually on October 14,…

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New Online Course from Harvard teaches Africans How to Build Scalable Businesses to Solve African Problems

The course provides a series of time-tested lecture content and active reading assignments

Africa has complex and unique business opportunities.  Harvard Business School professors are launching a new online course to teach entrepreneurs how to build scalable businesses designed to solve core problems in Africa. Unlike other business courses, this one focuses on identifying points of opportunity for smart entrepreneurial efforts through live…

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Equity Bank’s Group Executive talks philanthropy during Covid-19 at Africa.com Webinar

The webinar series draws the largest-ever gathering of African business leaders each week

Dr. James Mwangi, Managing Director and CEO of Equity Group Holdings and Executive Chairman of the Equity Group Foundation will be featured in a fireside chat with Harvard Business School Professor Caroline Elkins on July 22, 2020 at 5pm EAT, as part of Africa.com’s webinar series Crisis Management for African…

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New analyses and insights on the impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s agricultural and food systems

Safeguarding Africa's Food Systems Through and Beyond the Crisis, features experts working with agricultural companies on development strategies

Africa.com, in collaboration with McKinsey & Co., will host the next session of Crisis Management for African Business Leaders on June 17. Safeguarding Africa's Food Systems Through and Beyond the Crisis, features experts working with agricultural companies on development strategies, introduction of technology and creating sustainable employment opportunities for the…