Thematic Path: Education and the Economy

2015 WISE Summit Investing for Impact

Education and the Economy


Effective and strong linkages between education, employment, and entrepreneurship are key factors in fostering sustainable economic growth and social progress. However, models to integrate efficient strategies and private and public financing have yet to be designed or scaled in order to meet future challenges and foster innovation.


Nov. 4, 16.00 - 16.30 (+UCT 0300), Theatre

Speaker: Mr. Ricardo Semler

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Nov. 4, 16.30 - 17.30 (+UCT 0300), Theatre

Moderator: Ms Mishal Husain, Journalist and Broadcaster

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Nov. 4, 14.15 – 15.30 (+UCT 0300), Auditorium 3

ModeratorMr. Gabriel Sanchez Zinny, Founder and CEO, Kuepa

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Nov. 4, Schedule: 11.30 - 12.45 (+UCT 0300), Auditorium 2

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Nov. 4, 14.15 – 15.30 (+UCT 0300), Auditorium 2

ModeratorMs Julia Moffet, Director of Innovation, Equity Group Foundation

Speakers:

  • Ms Neveen El Tahri, Chairwoman and Managing Director, Delta Shield for Investment
  • Dr. Heidi Neck, Jeffry A. Timmons Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Babson College
  • Dr. Min Tang, Counselor, State Council of the People's Republic of China
  • Ms Angelica Towne, Co-founder and Global Director of Programs, Educate!

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Nov. 5, 13.00 – 14.15 (+UCT 0300), Auditorium 2

ModeratorMr. Sami Zeidan, Senior Presenter, Al Jazeera

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Nov. 4, 11.30 – 12.45 (+UCT 0300), Room 104

ModeratorMr. Brandon Busteed, Executive Director of Education and Workforce Development, Gallup

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Nov. 5, 10.45 – 12.00 (+UCT 0300), Room 104

ModeratorH.E. Mohamed Waheed Hassan, Former President of the Republic of Maldives

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