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Join us for a webinar with Patrice Juah, author, writer, editor and IE Kistefos Scholar on Friday 3 April 2020 at 11am as she speaks on […]

What is the role and value-add of the African diaspora when it comes to building the continent’s future? Can Africans in the diaspora build unicorns on […]

What is the role and value-add of the African diaspora when it comes to building the continent’s future? Can Africans in the diaspora build unicorns on […]

During the International Tourism Trade Fair in Madrid, Felicia Appenteng and Begoña Gómez, the Chair and Executive Director of the IE Africa Center, met with the […]

The UNWTO first regional congress on Women Empowerment in the Tourism Sector took place in Accra, Ghana, last November, focusing on how the tourism industry can […]

IE Foundation and Junior Achievement Africa signed an MOU last December 6th in Accra, Ghana, to empower young entrepreneurs in the continent.  The signing took place […]

Susana Malcorra and Felicia Appenteng Discuss Conflict Arising from Climate Change What is the role of climate change, specifically dwindling water resources, in the exacerbation of […]

H.E Arkebe Oqubay, Senior Minister and Special Adviser to the Ethiopian Prime Minister delivered a lecture on how nations learn and catch up through global transformation […]

On 27 November 2019, Joseph Nkandu, Executive Director of NUCAFE and Fellow of IE Africa Center’s Social Innovators Retreat, will share his expertise, insights and experience […]

We sat down with Dina Sherif, Co-Founder/CEO, Ahead of the Curve (ATC) and Executive Director, MIT Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, to discuss entrepreneurship and […]

Last month, IE held its first African Venture Day in Lagos, Nigeria. Focusing on growth and scalability in business, the event showcased startups dedicated to providing […]

Lebo Mashile, South African award winning poet, writer, actress and activist, delivered a gutsy performance of 10 poems on race, identity, feminism, body image and memory […]

IE Africa Center in collaboration with the Embassy of South Africa Madrid is proud to present an evening with Lebogang Mashile. An award-winning poet, author, presenter, […]

On 18 September, IE Professor Ken Dubin spoke at the all-Africa Employee Engagement Conference and Indaba sponsored by IE Business School in Johannesburg. Speaking on the […]

Congratulations to Sean Doherty EMBA 2010 on his recent appointment as Executive Director at Transaction Capital Sean Doherty EMBA, Class of 2010 was appointed Executive director […]

The Africa Center recently held the third edition of its flagship event series African Solutions, Global Challenges at the Ford Foundation for Social Justice in New […]

IE is launching the first Digital Solutions Venture Day in Lagos, Nigeria – a cutting-edge, highly competitive program designed to identify and support start-ups that have […]

Nnamdi Ehirim, Class of IMBA 2018 recently published his debut novel Prince of Monkeys, reviewed here in a New York Times article. We caught up with […]

On the 14th June 2019 Rwanda hosted the first-ever Eisenhower Fellowship Regional Conference in Africa.  The two-day gathering brought together eminent business persons, policymakers, diplomats, government […]

The IE Africa Center Social Innovators Retreat kicked off yesterday at IE University’s 14th century campus in Segovia. Featuring a cohort of nine social entrepreneurs from […]