Black History Month: Alumni Focus & Masterclass

Topic: Impact & Investment in Africa

This webinar, as part of Hult’s Virtual Skills Lab, is on tackling the big questions in today’s world. To celebrate Black History Month, Professor Daniel Rukare and A Hult alum will host a session including “Walking in their shoes” discussions and a masterclass on Investment Opportunities in Africa.

You will receive a link to access the webinar after registration.

Wed, 13 Oct, 12:00pm - 1:00pm BST

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12:00 pm: Welcome words

12:05 pm: Walk in their shoes: Mbaranga Gasarabwe, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

12.30 pm: Investment Opportunities in Africa with Prof. Daniel Rukare

12:50 pm: Q&A

Mbaranga Gasarabwe, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations

Mbaranga joined the United Nations in 1991, serving in USA (New York), Benin, Djibouti, Guinea, Mali. During her long and rich career, she worked in high challenging context of political, peacekeeping, humanitarian and development concerns. She has been the first woman in the position of the United Nations Assistant Secretary-General in the Department of Safety and Security where she played a strong role in overseeing and strengthening the internal management of the Department to deliver across the world in the full range of security.

Before joining the UN, Gasarabwe worked as a consultant for organizations such as CIDA, USAID, and WB. Educated at Hult International Business School in Cambridge, she holds a Master of Business Administration and a master’s degree in economics.

Daniel Rukare

Professor Daniel Rukare

Professor Rukare is widely published and active in the fields of entrepreneurship and policy development, particularly in the oil and gas sector. As part of his recent research, he has investigated state and corporate responsibility for sustainable development. He was been voted by students as Hult’s Most Inspirational Professor, in recognition of his creative and engaging approach to teaching.

Black History Month, with all the history that underpins it, should move into new areas of conversation.”

Daniel Rukare