Wesleyan: Youth, Business, Healthcare Discussed at Africa Innovation Summit

November 11, 2014
PUBLISHED IN Wesleyan   /   BY Olivia Drake
Mikako Tai

Mikako Tai of The Africa-America Institute

Wesleyan University’s African Students Association hosted the first-ever Africa Innovation Summit on Nov. 7 on the university campus in Middletown, Conn., focusing on social entrepreneurship and caused-based non- and for-profit management in areas of healthcare, education, children and youth, and economic development in Africa.

Mikako Tai, AAI Corporate Affairs Officer & Executive Assistant and a Wesleyan alumnae, participated in a panel discussion with Jim Brenner of Broad Cove Partners and a Wesleyan alumnus; and Oladoyin Oladapo, of JooMah and a Wesleyan alumnus, on business and development.

The summit aimed to provide a platform to discuss the growth of innovation on the African continent.

To view highlights from the summit, please click here.

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