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Talent For Africa Session 5: Powering Digital Transformation
Episode 812th May 2021 • Global Business School Network • GBSN
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Digital transformation plays a central role in the sustainable development of Africa. Yet the continent does not yet have the tech talent to enable this transformation. How do we develop the skills to support the needed investment? How can business, academia, government, and civil society work together to create an environment that unlocks the full potential of Africa’s aspiring entrepreneurs? Can business schools and universities take the lead in connecting diverse talent needed to accelerate innovation? 

Panelists:

Philip Thigo - Director for Africa, Thunderbird School for Global Management, Arizona State University, USA.

Kizito Okechukwu - Board Vice President and Interim President, Digital Africa, South Africa.

Meriem Zairi - Senior Managing Director MENA, SEAF, Morocco.

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