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Fred Swaniker
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Speaker Bio
Fred Swaniker is a Ghanaian entrepreneur and leadership development expert. He has launched four organizations that aim to develop African leaders: the African Leadership Academy, the African Leadership Network, Global Leadership Adventures, and finally the African Leadership University. ALU is an innovative, pan African institution with an ambitious goal of grooming at least 3 million transformative leaders and entrepreneurs for Africa by 2035. Fred has been recognised by US President Barack Obama for his work in developing Africa’s future leaders. He was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, one of the fifteen best emerging social entrepreneurs in the world by Echoing Green, one of the top ten young ‘power men’ in Africa by Forbes Magazine, and is a TED Fellow. Fred began his professional career as a consultant with McKinsey and has an MBA from Stanford Business School.
Fred Swaniker