Today I had the great privilege of meeting and speaking with Winnie Mandela, widow of Nelson Mandela and a crucial leader of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa in her own right.
Several of us were in Johannesburg for the opening of the Harvard Center for African Studies (CAS) office here – the first CAS outpost on the continent. I’m the HBS representative to the CAS Executive Committee. We also have an office here – the brand new HBS Africa Research Center under the direction of Pippa Armerding – and I’m the Faculty Chair.
Inanda Club, Forrest Road, Inanda, Johannesburg, South Africa
in recognition of the opening of the Harvard University Center for African Studies' Africa Office, the Center for African Studies will host the 2nd Annual Hakeem and Myma Belo-Osagie Distinguished African Business and Entrepreneurship Lecture, which is open to the public. The Lecture draws lessons from prominent African leaders and will feature three prominent panelists. The panel for the public lecture comprises Former President of the African Development Bank & African Union Special Envoy for Finance & Peace Fund, Donald Kaberuka; Chief Executive Officer for Sygnia