Student Club Events

Stern in Africa Economic Forum

Date: April 26, 2014
Location: 44 West Fourth Street New York, NY

On April 26th, Stern in Africa will host the NYU Stern Africa Economic Forum 2014, themed, “The African Gold Rush: Realities of Africa’s Economic Growth and Potential.” The conference will present a balanced depiction of the current state of Africa, in addition to highlighting the promising transformations that are taking place across the continent. The program will provide a platform for Africa’s business leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators to share insights on successfully maneuvering through these challenges and identify best practices and opportunities for sustainable and inclusive growth in Africa. Keynote speakers will include Makhtar Diop, the World Bank’s vice president for Africa, and Ladi Balogun, group managing director at First City Monument Bank Plc. The conference will also feature additional speakers such as Masai Ujiri, president and general manager of the Toronto Raptors, and Georg Kell, executive director of the U.N compact group; panel discussions; and networking opportunities.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit the conference website.