|Date||Jun 20 - Jun 22, 2018 •|
|Organizer||Ashoka Foundation / Non-profit|
Riversands Incubation Hub
Johannesburg, South Africa
MPACT!AFRICA will help inspire and advance social and economic change in Africa.
The event is a mobilising summit that aims to accelerate innovative solutions to Africa’s most pressing challenges by inspiring, supporting and connecting leading social entrepreneurs and key ecosystem players across countries, organisations and sectors – such as policy, social investment, business and education. Ashoka and British Council have united to co-host the Impact!Africa: Social Entrepreneurship Summit, from 20 to 22 June 2018 at Riversands Incubation Hub in Johannesburg. Expect vibrant keynote addresses, panel discussions, inspiring talks, innovation labs, capacity-building sessions and networking sessions. The Summit will enable over 300 aspiring and active changemakers to explore opportunities and strategies to build sustainable economies and address the continent’s biggest and most pressing challenges. An active communication campaign will amplify the content beyond the Summit audience. The following priority sectors will be covered: education, youth and employability, agriculture and nutrition, healthcare, women empowerment, environment and climate change, creative industries and digital innovation.