AWCA Duke Board Leadership Programme 2016

AWCA and Duke Corporate Education signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Through this MoU, AWCA members and affiliates have an opportunity to partake in a Board Leadership Program.Click HERE for the brochure.The AWCA Duke Women Leading Africa Board Leadership Programme has become one of AWCA’s flagship leadership programmes. AWCA signed an MOU with Duke CE… [Read More]

Partnership Capital: A Model for Growth Markets

The Abraaj Group Board Member, Wendy Luhabe, outlines why partnership capital is an investment model that thrives in growth markets. As a long-standing advocate of entrepreneurship, Ms Luhabe explains why today’s entrepreneurs are looking for partnerships with ethical values that they can support and trust.

Economic Activism

Good morning Ladies and Gentleman. I don’t often agree to early morning commitments because I find getting stuck in traffic unproductive unless you have a driver but once in a while, I break my own rules and say yes if I feel the occasion deserves it. Vuyo Ntloko was very persistent, she refused to take… [Read More]

How Economic Activism Can Empower the African Woman

Social and economic activist Wendy Luhabe passionately believes in empowering women, especially when it comes to realizing their potential in contributing to the economy. Knowledge@Wharton: You describe yourself as an economic activist. You’re based in South Africa. What is an economic activist? Wendy Luhabe: In my case, it’s focusing on the participation of women in… [Read More]

The Entrepreneurs Spurring Africa’s Rise

Many African nations face grave challenges, including widespread poverty and unemployment. But the continent is also home to many of the fastest-growing economies in the world and entrepreneurs who are spurring Africa’s growth in unique and dynamic ways, write Katherine Klein, Wharton management professor and vice dean for the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, and Nick… [Read More]