Attend: 2015 Young African Leadership Symposium

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The Council of Young African Leaders (CYAL) will host its 5th annual CUNY Young African Leadership Symposium (YALS) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan, New York. This year’s themeTransforming Africa through Partnershipswill focus on the importance of public-private partnerships (PPPs) and explores ways the African diaspora can engage with the Continent in the areas of development thought PPPs. This year’s program will feature keynote addresses by Ms. MacDella Cooper, CEO of MacDella Cooper Foundation and Ms. Bisila Bokoko, Businesswoman, Entrepreneur, Speaker, and Philanthropist among other high profile speakers and panelists.

“If you are in the New York area on November 6 and 7, you do not want to miss the 2015 CUNY-YALS because it is a unique opportunity to be part of the conversation about Africa,” said Loukman Lamany, YALS’s 2015 Chairperson. Similar to a Town hall Debate…

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Bisila Bokoko and MacDella Cooper to Deliver Keynote Addresses at the 5th Annual Young African Leadership Symposium in NYC

The Council Of Young African Leaders will host the 5th annual CUNY Young African Leadership Symposium (YALS) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan, New York. This year’s theme Transforming Africa Through Partnerships will focus on the importance of public and private partnerships, within the African community and abroad. The Young African Leadership... Continue Reading →

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