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African Business

The Final Frontier: Ashish J. Thakkar Empowers Africa's Young Entrepreneurs

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 09.25.2013 | Business
Marissa Bronfman

It is not this self-made, serial entrepreneur's many business accomplishments that first moved me -- though they are undeniably impressive -- but his commitment to empowering Africa's young men and women.

Investing in Girls' and Women's Education: A Smart Strategy for Development in Africa

Robert Hormats | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Hormats

No nation can power its economic growth without empowering its women. It is like trying to succeed in an increasingly competitive world with one arm tied behind your back.