The Africa-America Institute will, once again, host its Annual Talent Summit on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 9:00am-4:30pm, at Baruch College in New York City.
Will you be there? Find out six reasons why you should…
1. Connect, Connect, and Connect!
Interested in fostering connections with outstanding educated and skilled individuals and employers from the corporate, government and nonprofit sectors? Do you want to meet top panelists from the hottest sectors in Africa as well as General Electric Africa’s recruitment team to explore opportunities on the continent? This event is for you!
2. Job Hunting
The lack of infrastructure and jobs are gaps waiting to be filled on the continent. The summit is an opportunity to talk about the tremendous development and innovations in key sectors and to find real-life solutions to these gaps.
3. Leave a Legacy
Do you have a lifelong dream of leaving your mark by contributing to something that will benefit communities in Africa? Are you ready to pull up your bootstraps and come up with solutions for advancing Africa forward? Are you ready to speak about the potential of Africa and solutions based on local knowledge of problems? This summit is for you!
4. Pass It Forward
If you want to take the knowledge and skills learned in the U.S. and transfer it back home — this summit is for you! With your skills, you will have tremendous opportunities to partner with the local workforce to strengthen organizations and companies in ways that will work effectively within an African context.
5. “Ask not what your [continent] can do for you, but what you can do for your [continent].”
You are that ‘missing link’ to move Africa forward. Not only do you understand the culture, but you have a vision of what Africa could be. Africa’s challenges are an opportunity for you to be part of an exciting future.
6. Tell Your Own Story
If you are interested in not only broadening your business and professional opportunities, but also shaping Africa’s own image and history — this summit is for you!
So here’s your chance, take advantage of the AAI Talent Summit! Don’t wait for this opportunity to slip away…