"Success in Africa: CEOs, Investment and Development on a Fast Rising Continent."
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 06:00 PM EDT
-- 08:00 PM EDT
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 106
Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment presents "Success in Africa: CEOs, Investment and
Development on a Fast Rising Continent"
Date: September 17, 2013 6:00pm - 08:00pm
Location: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room
REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT REQUIRED: Please register here.
An interactive panel discussion featuring Jonathan
Berman, author of Success in Africa: CEO Insights from a
Continent on the Rise, released in September 2013. Africa is the fastest
growing continent on earth, one where two-thirds of the countries are growing at
6% or more. Berman takes us behind the headlines with in-depth accounts from the
men and women leading Africa’s phenomenal rise. Who are they? How do they view
Africa’s emergence as a primary investment destination? What do they believe are
the opportunities and challenges of harnessing investment and rapid growth for
Paul E. Tierney, Jr., Chairman, Development Capital Partners, Africa; Chairman, TechnoServe, Inc.
Antonio M.A. Pedro, Director, Sub-regional Office for Eastern Africa, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Co-sponsored by: Columbia Business
School's Chazen Institute of
International Business and Lang Entrepreneurship Center