Tony Elumelu in Conversation with Francine Lacqua, Marcel Fukayama and Aime Noela Akayezu





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Published on May 1, 2014

Engaging The Next Generation of Global Social Entrepreneurs

FRI, APRIL 11, 2014; 15:30 - 17:00

MODERATOR: Francine Lacqua, News Anchor and Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg Television
Tony Elumelu, C.O.N., Chairman, Heirs Holdings
Aime Angelique Noela Akayezu; Enterprise Program Support Officer, Digital Opportunity Trust (Rwanda)
Marcel Fukayama; CEO, Center for Digital Inclusion (Brazil)
Ghislain Morard, Country Program Director, Friends-International (Indonesia)

Tony O. Elumelu, C.O.N, is an entrepreneur, a philanthropist and the Chairman of Heirs Holdings Limited, a pan-African proprietary investment company with interests in strategic sectors of Africa's economy. He is also the founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation, an Africa-based and African-funded, philanthropic organization dedicated to the promotion of entrepreneurship in Africa. Elumelu serves as an Advisor to the USAID's Private Capital Group for Africa (PCGA) Partners Forum. He sits on the Nigerian President's Agricultural Transformation Implementation Council (ATIC). He is also Vice-Chairman and a key driver in the formation of the National Competitiveness Council of Nigeria (NCCN), and serves as Co-Chair of the Aspen Institute Dialogue Series on Global Food Security. He additionally chairs the Ministerial Committee to establish world-class hospitals and diagnostic centers across Nigeria, at the invitation of the Federal Government.

The Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship accelerates the impact of the world's leading social entrepreneurs by uniting them with essential partners in a collaborative pursuit of learning, leverage and large scale social change.

The Skoll Foundation drives large-scale change by investing in, connecting, and celebrating social entrepreneurs and other innovators dedicated to solving the world's most pressing problems.


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