Doing Business in Africa

May 18, 2017 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm America/New York Timezone
Tower Place 200 | GSU Buckhead Center
3348 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Cost: Members $10 | Nonmembers $20
Jason Smith Program Coordinator, World Affairs Council of Atlanta
(404) 413-7087


Erastus Mongare, founder and executive director, StartUpAfrica

Chinesom Ajiasa, director of investments, Africa Integras

Moderated by:

Dr. Cedric Suzman, former executive vice president and director of programming, World Affairs Council of Atlanta

With Opening Remarks by:

Consul General Kayode Laro, Consulate General of Nigeria in Atlanta

As African governments, investors, and entrepreneurs look to spur on a new generation of startups and growth across the continent, the Council brings a timely program on Doing Business in Africa, an evening briefing featuring Erastus Mongare, founder and executive Director of StartUpAfrica; and Chinesom Ajiasa, director of investments at Africa Integras and former manager director at Overseas Private Investment Corporation. The discussion will provide the audience with a more holistic understanding of the dynamic cultural and business environments of this culturally and economically diverse continent. Opening remarks will be delivered by Dr. Cedric Suzman, former vice president of programming for the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.

To sponsor this program, contact Henna Rennie.