Africa’s Agricultural Reinvention


Thursday, May 6, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:00pm


Virtual Event - Details Below


How agricultural data can help Africa plan for food security after the pandemic


Sara Menker, an Entrepreneur and the CEO of Gro Intelligence.  She is a trustee of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies and was elected one of the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders.

Menker was born and raised in Ethiopia. She studied Economics and African Studies at Mount Holyoke College. She moved to the London School of Economics for her graduate studies, and eventually earned an Master of Business Administration at Columbia University.


The Center for International Studies (CIS) has partnered with the newly launched TRUE Africa University (TAU) to host a webinar series focusing on various aspects of sustainable development in Africa. Thursdays at NOON ET, starting on March 4, TAU founder, MIT alumnus, and CIS research affiliate Claude Grunitzky, will interview the thinkers, shapers and doers who he sees as the inventors of the future of Africa.


ORGANIZER: Center for International Studies at MIT & TRUE Africa University