In "Brick by Brick" Karen Sherman tells, not only her own story of moving her family to Kigali, Rwanda in 2012, but also those of women who survived the Rwandan genocide, and how it forever changed her life.
Dive into the gripping story of the world’s newest state, South Sudan. Zach Vertin will offer a firsthand account of its creation and the current crisis taking place there, as well as the ongoing challenges of statehood.
Silicon Valley, meet the next big thing: African entrepreneurs. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield provides an introduction between the hub of innovation and the fast growing business sectors popping up across the African continent.
African nations vary greatly in the degree to which democracy has been established. Captain Paul Shemella (Ret.) of the Naval Postgraduate School will discuss how an effective security structure is crucial to this transition.
How can governments across southern Africa address the unemployment challenge and lift millions out of poverty for good? Jeffrey Herbst and Greg Mills will offer insights into what progress has been made and how the region can achieve long term growth.
What does life look like for those who call a refugee camp home? Journalist Ben Rawlence will share stories from Dadaab, a group of refugee camps in northern Kenya, and examine the wider political forces that have kept individuals from returning home.
How does promoting gender equality, education and human rights aid in the fight to end poverty? BRAC founder, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, will share his insights on poverty alleviation and the power of education.