Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala headlines upcoming MIT Africa 2.0 Conference

Nigeria’s Former Finance Minister and Current Managing Director of the World Bank, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala is set to serve as the Keynote Speaker at the upcoming Africa 2.0 conference at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. (MIT)

The conference aims to bring together a mix of speakers and panel sessions covering areas of innovation in Africa including Technology, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Media & Entertainment, Energy and Mobile/Telecoms .

Other notable African speakers at the conference include Nigeria’s Kola Karim, C.E.O of Shoreline Energy.

The conference will also feature an Africa Innovate Business Plan Competition aimed at spotlighting and rewarding innovative ideas that have the potential to change the face of the continent.

This year’s conference is sponsored by McKinsey & Companny, the Boston Consulting Group, Careers in Africa, Emerging Capital Partners & the MIT Legatum Center for Development & Entrepreneurship. CP-Africa is a media sponsor.

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