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3Q: Hazel Sive on MIT-Africa

...you start by explaining what the MIT-Africa initiative is? A: MIT-Africa began in 2014 as a mechanism to promote and communicate connections between MIT students, faculty, and staff, and African...

3 Questions: Claude Grunitzky MBA '12 on launching TRUE Africa University

...sciences, and Professor Alex “Sandy” Pentland, the Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program director, on shaping what would become TRUE Africa, his digital media company focused on championing young African voices all...

To understand race in Africa today, look to the past, panelists say

...launch the MIT Africa Distinguished Visitors program. The distinguished visitors program is sponsored by the Office of the Associate Provost for International Activities and is led by the MIT Africa...

MIT in Africa

...Cape Town, leads J-PAL’s work in sub-Saharan Africa. J-PAL Africa conducts randomized evaluations, builds partnerships for evidence-informed policymaking, and helps partners scale up effective programs. The Abdul Latif Jameel Water...

MIT-Africa Distinguished Visitors Program

...for International Activities and the MIT Africa faculty steering committee hosted an online panel discussion which featured leading voices from the African continent and the African diaspora who are engaged...

Expanding education: From Africa to Cambridge and back again

...would have to choose one or the other, but when I talked to the [MISTI-Africa] program manager about what I could do in Africa, he mentioned the Sierra Leone opportunity.”...

MIT builds community for the Africa Takes On Covid-19 challenge

...leveraged the strong network of MIT alumni active in Africa, including, but not limited to, Claude Grunitzky MBA ’12 of True Africa; Aminata Kane MBA ’13, CEO of Orange Sierra Leone;...

MIT launches the Africa Distinguished Visitors Program

...initiatives between MIT and African collaborators. “This is a milestone moment for MIT in terms of increasing its engagement with Africa, and this new program provides a focus for further...

Scientists project increased risk to water supplies in South Africa this century

In 2018, Cape Town, South Africa’s second most populous city, came very close to running out of water as the multi-year “Day Zero” drought depleted its reservoirs. Since then, researchers...

Emma Gibson: Optimizing health care logistics in Africa

Growing up in South Africa at the turn of the century, Emma Gibson saw the rise of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and its devastating impact on her home country, where many...

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