Panel to explore reasons to invest in African education

On 4 June 2015, alongside the World Economic Forum in Africa in Cape Town, a panel will explore how investments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education will drive Africa’s development forward and why the lack of such investment is perilous to the continent’s future.

The speakers are Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology, South Africa; Thierry Zomahoun, President and CEO of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS); Phillip Clay, former Chancellor of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and member of The MasterCard Foundation Board of Directors; and Dr Tolu Oni, a 2015/16 Next Einstein Forum Fellow.

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