Africa-Past, Present, and Future


Thursday, February 4, 2016, 4:00pm to 6:00pm


Barker Center, Finnegan Room, #403

HAAAEventFlyerGroup Discussion & Book Talk

Please join us for a group discussion with Sub-Saharan Harvard African Alumni Association Director, Mchelle Mfuni, and Karl A. Mitchell, author of "Afrika's Struggle"

Reception to follow talk.

Michelle Mfuni worked as the Chief Investment Officer for a Black Economic Empowered private equity house investing in construction materials, mining, industrial and property. There, she utilised her 12 year management consulting background coupled with her significant financial services background to help her investee companies develop and achieve their strategic and financial objectives. In addition to Michelle’s prior consulting experience working with public entities such as ESKOM, SABC, Department of Home Affairs, Department of Communications and corporations such as Standard Bank, Old Mutual, Sanlam, Liberty and SA Breweries, Michelle also has worked with small and medium enterprises to achieve their operational business goals in Africa.

Karl A. Mitchell is presently a lecturer teaching Economics, Business, and Risk Management at Queens College, New York. He is also a consultant with Guidepoint Global Advisors. He along with two partners are working on a start-up that will bridge the gap between financial institutions and the unbanked and underbanked populations. A prolific writer, he is a regular contributor to and Recently, Mr. Mitchell authored a new book, Afrika’s Struggle: His Experiential Journey. A book that was developed from a short story as an assignment when he was 15 years of age. You may visit his website, for further information on his book.