In 2015, the Center for African Studies launched the Hakeem and Myma Belo-Osagie Distinguished Lecture on African Business and Entrepreneurship in Africa. This annual lecture is co-sponsored by the Harvard Center for African Studies and the Africa Business Club at Harvard Business School and is generously supported by Hakeem and Myma Belo-Osagie.
Both loyal alumni and strong supporters of the Center, the Belo-Osagies serve on the Global Advisory Council of the Office of President of Harvard University, as well as members of the Harvard University Center for African Studies Africa Advisory Board. Mr. Hakeem Belo-Osagie (MBA ’80) is the Chair of Metis Capital Partners and Senior Lecturer of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Mrs. Myma Belo-Osagie (LL.M ’78) serves as Senior Partner at Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie, a full-service law firm headquartered in Lagos.