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African entrepreneurs visit MIT for leadership boot camp

By | 2019-01-03T17:46:22+00:00 December 11th, 2018|News|

In November, 17 leading entrepreneurs from Africa visited Cambridge for the MIT Legatum Leadership Forum – Zambezi Week 2018, a four-day boot camp designed to bolster skills and amplify impact. The forum, organized with support from the Mastercard Foundation, also provided Institute experts and students with unique insights into Africa’s fast-evolving entrepreneurial ecosystems from the perspective of leaders on the ground.

MIT has cultivated some of the world’s most prodigious entrepreneurs, a number of which are driven by their desire for impact and a more inclusive prosperity. For them, emerging markets like Africa can be the perfect ecosystem in which to launch an innovative venture that generates both profit and socioeconomic change.

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