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The Africa Business Conference on leadership set for April 4

3/26/2014

Developing leaders in Africa is the subject of an April 4 conference at the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler Business School.

“Leading in the Frontier: Growing and Developing the Next Great Leaders for Africa” is organized by the Africa Business Alliance (ABA) at UNC Kenan-Flagler.

Keynote addresses will be given by:

  • Erika Linnander of the Global Health Leadership Institute at Yale University
  • Gbenga Ogunjimi of the Landmark Development Initiative Africa

Panels will include:

  • Leadership at the secondary and professional level with Segun Olagunju of the African Leadership Academy; Gbenga Ogunjimi of the Landmark Development Initiative Africa; and Lauren Thomas of Mozambikes, Lda.
  • Leadership in the healthcare industry with Erika Linnander of the Global Health Leadership Institute at Yale University; Susan Post of Management Sciences for Health; and Haroun Habib of LGT Venture Philanthropy.

The conference is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Kenan Center.

It is sponsored by Management Sciences for Health, UNC Kenan-Flagler and its Global Business Center, and supported by a Center for International Business Education & Research (CIBER) grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

For information and to register, visit http://2014africabusinessconference.web.unc.edu/.