steve will be there in the afternoon - who owns a semi-virtual academy mainly connecting afdrican students- part of 100 people king networked together including yazmi and stefanos who is also starting a school in silver spring
ivonna won the last world bank youth entrepreneurs world cjhampionships as i think you know prita
prita comes from region kerala where amma.org connects 10 of millions of poorest supported by un nanontech researchers
for about a decade prita was part of world's bank's learning group
ab from india's villages but now in boston is one of the great open tech multipliers of bottom up learning networks empowering poorest women in india
Africa Knowledge FestFebruary 22, 2017Join us for the first-ever World Bank Africa Knowledge Fest. Explore our most recent, relevant knowledge products and celebrate some of the most dynamic thinkers on Africa’s development today.Exhibit Cutting-edge research, data and analysisAtrium 9:00 am – 4:00 pmOpening ceremony Sharing evidence and analysis to empower Africa nowPreston 9:30 am – 10:15 amExpert panel The future of global trade and the impacts on AfricaPreston 11:15 am – 12:45 pmSmackdown debate Help or Hindrance: Are Low-Cost Private Schools Helping Achieve Quality Education For All in Africa?Preston 2:00 pm – 3:00 pmKnowledge Impact Award Celebrate the most impactful research on Africa developmentPreston 3:00 pm – 4:00 pmFood, drink and live music by Richard BonaAtrium 12:45 pm and 4:00 pm YOU ARE INVITED!Register hereQuestions?See event pageContact : Africa TeamFollow us#AfricaKnowledgeFestJDW Atrium &
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