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20/06

Andela Presents “CTO Series: How to Build a Distributed Tech Team”

Hosted by Tray Lewin, CTO of Connect Wednesday, June 22, 1:00 PM EST – 1:45 PM EST Andela knows there is nowhere else the talent shortage is more acute than with software engineers. It takes the best team, armed with fresh approaches to succeed. Listen to this webinar to hear Tray Lewin, CTO of Connect,

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26/05

Tola Sunmonu Delivers Inspirational Commencement Speech

WASA is very proud of our 2015-2016 President, Tola Sunmonu who delivered a rousing speech at the Wharton MBA 2016 Commencement Celebration. The entire world witnessed Tola’s passion and visionary leadership, gifts that the members of WASA have enjoyed as she elevated our club to new heights this past academic year. Tola recently shared some

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25/05

Director of Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies Prioritizes Africa

The WASA leadership team was ecstatic when the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania announced the creation of a new Africa track to round out Lauder’s five other regional Programs of Concentration – East Asia, Europe, Latin America, South Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and the Global program. This announcement makes Wharton

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11/05

Top 10 highlights from WABF23 – My Africa Story: Lessons in Business, Visions for Impact

WASA made history at WABF23. To reflect on WASA’s record-setting conference, Shalewa Odusanya – one of the co-chairs – shared the top 10 highlights from WABF23. 1. The largest conference at Wharton. In November 2015, Wharton welcomed over 650 people for the 23rd annual Wharton Africa Business Forum “WABF23”. Our attendees were students from top

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11/05

WASA Kenya Trek: Spring Break 2016

Over Spring Break, two WASA board members (Ben Harms ’17 and Lauren McHugh ’17) led 32 other club members and partners on an 8-day trip to Kenya. The group began in Nairobi, where they got to experience the capital’s culture and hear from a range of business leaders. Following the immersive city experience, the group

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11/05

Outgoing WASA President Tola Sunmonu To Give 2016 Graduation Speech

The entire 2016-2017 WASA Executive Board is thrilled to announce that our outgoing President, Tola Sunmonu has been selected to be a graduation speaker for the Wharton MBA Class of 2016. In just a few days, Tola will share her thoughts with the entire Wharton community in what we know will be a phenomenal speech. We

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06/12

Happy Holidays from WASA!

WASA drew an exciting semester to a close this year with their Annual Holiday Party!

05/12

Real Estate Development in Africa Case Study

On Wednesday, WASA held the third event of its WASA Speaker Series. Gary Lapera, of Michael Graves & Associates, led a discussion on real estate development in Africa. The talk focused on the process and the outcome of projects in Cairo and Dakar. Growth in emerging markets has changed not only the economic landscape, but

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04/12

WASA Surpasses 100 Members!

Last week WASA was able to welcome the 100th member in to the club, and memberships continue to rise in the mean time. This is a massive landmark for WASA and illustrates a 100% increase from memberships last year. More importantly, WASA’s presence on campus has improved vastly and the cultural and educational impact which

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22/11

WABF: A Poster Child for Multicultural Diversity at Wharton

Salamu kutoka Wharton! (Swahili for ‘Greetings from Wharton’) Tiffany Gooden, Director of Recruitment & Admissions at The Wharton School, describes the Wharton Africa Business Forum as a conference that ‘highlights one of Wharton’s greatest assets: the diversity of the student body’. The piece is showcased on the Wharton MBA Admission Blog and features a post from the Admission Committee. Full

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