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Inaugural Impact! Africa Summit in Johannesburg

The inaugural Impact!Africa Social Entrepreneurship Summit, hosted by Ashoka and British Council South Africa will bring together hundreds of changemakers from the healthcare, women empowerment, education, and digital innovation spheres to name a few.

The aim of the Summit is to inspire, connect and accelerate solutions to Africa’s most pressing challenges and to promote social entrepreneurship as a vessel for Africa’s development.

Each day of Impact! Africa is dedicated to a different theme within social-entrepreneurship and economic development in Africa:

* Day 1: Leadership
* Day 2: Building a Strong Ecosystem
* Day 3: Collaboration

WHO: The participants of the conference consists of social innovators from all across the continent as well as high level executives from the for profit, non-profit and government sectors.

Notable speakers include: African stateswoman Graça Machel, CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Parminder Vir OBE, and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)’s Jay Naidoo to name a few.

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