Guest post on behalf of the Harvard Business School Africa Business Club. Registration is now open for the 21st Annual Africa Business Conference!
Welcome to the latest instalment of your Movemeback Newsletter – bringing you exciting African opportunities, and the latest from the Movemeback Community. We’re back in London, having kicked off our 2016 conference season in style! Last weekend we were in Boston, for Harvard Business School’s Africa Business Conference (HBS ABC). With over 1500 talented individuals present, congregating to passionately discuss […]
Guest Post from Nduka Nwankwo: I was admittedly excited when I learned of the theme for Harvard Business School’s Africa Business Conference (HBS ABC) this year. It was the first time I had seen “disruption” being celebrated on this scale. Growing up in Nigeria, I was often called a trouble-maker, jaga jaga, scatter scatter, master of disruption— so when I saw Harvard […]
For those old enough to recall the film ‘Trading Places’ (one of my favourites), you’ll indulge me as I reflect on how a quest for speaking at Harvard started in the 80’s after watching Louis Winthorpe III (Dan Aykroyd) and Billy Ray Valentine (Eddie Murphy) exchange lives in an involuntary social experiment, with Winthorpe at one stage cursing “he was wearing my […]
Harvard Africa Business Conference 2016… Need we say more?! Ok – for those of you unfamiliar with it, the Harvard Africa Business Conference brings together around 1,500 people from Africa and the diaspora, who are all passionate about the Continent. Over three fully packed days, the conference will take place in Boston, MA from February 26th to February 28th, 2016. It will […]