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Econet is a privately held diversified telecommunications group with operations and investments in Africa, Europe, South America, North America and the East Asia Pacific Rim, offering products and services in the core areas of mobile and fixed telephony services, broadband, internet, satellite and fibre optic networks. The company also has investments beyond the traditional telecoms sector, which include financial services, insurance, e-commerce, renewable energy, education, Coca-Cola bottling, hospitality and payment gateway solutions.



African Leadership Network is the premier, invitation-only community of the most dynamic and influential leaders in Africa. ALN creates and strengthens relationships between these leaders to encourage intra-African trade, investment, and collaboration. ALN offers opportunities for members to build relationships with one another year-round, including events (such as the flagship Annual Gathering, taking place in Mauritius each November) and exclusive networking tools. 



Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is a non-profit organization that is changing the face of leadership in the private and social sectors. MLT provides high-potential underrepresented minorities with the winning professional playbook, one-on-one coaching and door-opening relationships that accelerate their career paths to the highest levels. MLT has created a network of over 4,000 rising leaders and is fundamentally transforming the diverse talent pipelines at its partner organizations, including more than 100 leading corporations, nonprofits and graduate business schools.





The United States African Development Foundation (USADF) is an independent Federal agency of the United States Federal Government established to support African-designed and African-driven solutions that address grassroots economic and social problems in conflict and post-conflict communities. 

USADF provides grants of up to $250,000 directly to under-served and marginalized community groups and enterprises. The grants help organizations create tangible benefits such as increasing or sustaining the number of jobs in a community, improving income levels, and addressing social development needs. 






The Milken Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank determined to increase global prosperity by advancing collaborative solutions that widen access to capital, create jobs and improve health.

The Milken Institute turns ideas into real-world initiatives that address some of society's greatest challenges: widening access to capital, creating jobs and improving health. We do this through independent, data-driven research, action-oriented meetings and meaningful policy initiatives.