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I will bring Africa on the radar of the Owen Graduate School of Management by Collaborating with other African and International Students to inaugurate an African Business Club. Though Africa has for a long time been misunderstood and referred to as the Dark Continent, today’s Africa is rising from the ashes of the past as the continent has not only become a major investment destination but is also embracing democracy and improving its infrastructure and ease of doing business. Despite the progress witnessed in the last few years, the continent is still in dire need of well rounded professionals that seek sustainable paths to development and also organisations that can showcase it to the world. My goal is to collaborate with current students and African Alumni, to inaugurate a club that will help increase awareness of business opportunities in Africa, deepen African content in the MBA curriculum, provide a platform to link Vanderbilt Owen students with top African careers and help Vanderbilt Owen improve its visibility & brand in Africa. This will ultimately increase the level of admission applications and recruitment from Africa. To help achieve this goal, the proposed African Business Club will hold an annual African Business Summit aimed at bringing together students and professionals under one roof to discuss new developments on the African continent. These conferences will discuss African trade, business regulatory framework, major economic sectors, emerging economic sectors, case studies from diverse sectors and business entry on the continent. The African Business Club will leverage the overall Vanderbilt sterling reputation and the African, and emerging economies, professional network of the greater Vanderbilt Alumni members to attract frontline African and global professionals, academia, entrepreneurs and regulators to speak at these events. These conferences will provide all Vanderbilt students an insightful and distinct perspective of Africa and...
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