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.

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]