Think Africa is a non-profit organization that seeks to connect the Diaspora and Africa, provide a platform for those individuals collaborate, and in turn, create ideas that empower and promote Africa.
The organization is comprised of six founding members based in the Washington DC metro area: Fadekemi Adetosoye, Kinya Alexander, Collins Nzekwe, Kofo Olamide, Emmanuel Ogunsalu, and Hakeem Temidayo.
Activities: Think Africa presents its first annual Young African Professionals in the Diaspora (YAPD) trip that will take place from December 16th—December 28th in Lagos, Nigeria. The trip offers individuals representing the diaspora the opportunity to experience the corporate and social life in Nigeria. Individuals will network with top entrepreneurs and corporations in Nigeria. The mission of this event is to identify opportunity for collaboration in business among those in the diaspora and those currently living in Nigeria.
Think Africa (TA) participants will be visiting a number of corporations in Nigeria, such as Pricewater house Coopers (PwC) Nigeria, Deloitte Nigeria, Jobberman, and more. Additionally, participants will be visit a number of tech startups in Lagos. Think Africa will also host a startup round-table that will feature CEOs from successful startups in Nigeria across various industries.
Think Africa presents: YAPD Homecoming/Press party, an introduction of the Think Africa organization to Nigeria that will include an evening of fun and networking session on Nigeria’s current socioeconomic space with hints on opportunities for entrepreneurs and innovators in the Diaspora which holds at No 6B, by Avalon house Lekki Phase 1, Lagos on Friday, December 16th by time: 5pm.
Startup Nigeria: Innovation, Collaboration & Creation:
The likes of Abike Dabiri, Don Jazzy, Japheth Omojuwa, Fela Durotoye and the GTB Founder, Fola Adeola will all be present to provide a fresh initiative for young entrepreneurs. This event will feature speakers from various industries addressing challenges relevant to starting businesses in their respective industries and how they were able to overcome them. We are inviting local residents in Nigeria and abroad to have the opportunity to attend and receive excellent exposure to a plethora of renowned entrepreneurs in the Nigerian community.
Date: 20th Dec, 2016, Time: 11am
Venue: Le Paris Continental Hotel, 16 Babatunde Dabiri Street, Lekki, Lagos
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