05/03/2017 08:00 am - 05/04/2017

State of Education in Africa Conference

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Nairobi, Kenya

The Africa-America Institute
The State of Education in Africa
3 – 4 May 2017
Nairobi, Kenya
Crowne Plaza Nairobi
Kenya Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
Space is limited. Register Now to join AAI for the third State of Education in Africa Conference as we convene policy makers, influencers, education leaders and innovators from across Africa and around the World to coordinate and track the progress of higher education in Africa. Presenters will share their bold visions and transformative ideas for handling the challenges presented by the rapidly changing political, cultural and educational landscape on the continent, to promote input and open discussion.

Speakers Include:
Dr. Tade Akin Aina – Executive Director, Partnership for African Social and Governance Research (PASGR)
Kofi Appenteng - CEO and President, The Africa-America Institute
Dr. Phillip Clay – Professor and Former Chancellor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Esther Eshiet - Founder, Afterschool Centre for Career Development
Dr. Olaf Hahn - Senior Vice President, Robert Bosch Stiftung
Santiago Iñiguez – Executive President, IE University
Patrick Karanja – Program Associate, The Rockefeller Foundation
H.E. Dr. Fred Okengo Matiangi – Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Kenya
Matthew Mugo Fields - Head, McGraw-Hill Education Consumer Group, Founder, Redbird Advanced Learning
Ivy Mwai - Program Manager, Education & Learning, The MasterCard Foundation
Dr. Sidy Ndao - Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Nneka Okekearu – Deputy Director, Enterprise Development Centre, Pan-Atlantic University
Dr. Fredrick Ogenga - CEO, Peacemaker Corps Foundation, Head of Department, Communication, Journalism & Media Studies, Rongo University, Founding Director, Center for Media, Democracy, Peace & Security, Rongo University
Hilary Pennington - Vice President for Education, Creativity and Free Expression, Ford Foundation
Crystal Rugege – Director of Business Strategy & Operations, Carnegie Mellon University Africa
Tumelo Seaketso - Director, Deloitte Consulting
Femi Taiwo – Programme Manager, YouthLEAP, LEAP Africa
Vivienne Yeda - Director General, East African Development Bank
Dr. Paul Tiyambe Zeleza - Vice Chancellor and Professor of the Humanities and Social Sciences, United States International University-Africa (USIU)
Additional speakers to be announced soon!
For more information, go to soeafrica.org or contact Jourden Williams at jwilliams@aaionline.org or +1 (646) 645 7286


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