Young, Gifted and African: Does a Culture of Equality Drive Innovation?
Are we doing enough to promote diverse environments that foster innovation?
Africa is an exciting and vibrant hub for innovation, driven in part by being home to the youngest population on the planet. A thriving movement of young entrepreneurs is emerging – not only are they impacting the here and now, they will influence the future of the continent in the decades to come. The true key to innovation must have diversity at its heart – as more diverse groups are proven to make better business decisions – this is ultimately something that impacts company’s bottom lines. Corporates – sit up and take note, as many want to invest in young entrepreneurs and nurture the next generation of diverse tech talent. This session offers answers; what are the practical ways to foster diverse environments and breed future generations of fierce tech leaders? Are we fully realising the economic potential of the continent’s young entrepreneurs and innovators?