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INTRODUCING VIRTUAL AFRICA TECH FESTIVAL 2021
Africa Tech Festival 2021 will take place virtually from the 8 – 12 November 2021. Along with its two anchor events, AfricaCom and AfricaTech, Africa Tech Festival is the largest and most influential tech event in Africa boasting more than 300 visionary speakers and over 10 premium conference tracks – each with razor-sharp focus, exploring the hottest connectivity and enterprise tech trends.
For 24 years, we have informed and connected the business leaders, tech experts, policymakers, and investors, all at the forefront of Africa’s digital transformation, uniting tech and talent for socio-economic impact. Now’s your chance to be part of the conversation.
Finance firms urge black students to apply for internships
A new work experience programme has been launched to encourage more black students to apply for top jobs in finance firms.
The aim is to break the pattern that has seen very low numbers of black staff hired by big finance companies.
Twenty Bristol employers have taken on 46 new interns, all of them black students, as part of the pilot.
Dr. Cherita joins the Black Woman Podcast to talk about strategically investing in your business. If you’re wondering how to “Step Into Your Power As a Businesswoman”, click here.
“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” – Harry S. Truman
A team is not just people who work at the same time in the same place. A real team is a group of very different individuals who enjoy working together and who share a commitment to working cohesively to help the organization achieve its common goals and to fulfill its purpose. Most likely, they are not all equal in experience, talent, or education, but they are similar in one vitally important way, their commitment to the good of the organization.
Can the Caribbean Take Advantage of Global Supply Chain Disruptions?
The pandemic has caused global supply chains, particularly between America and China, to buckle. This has led to shortages in stores and a jump in prices for some consumer goods. One potential solution for American companies is to look nearer to home for their manufacturing, instead of Asia.
Roberto Álvarez, the minister of foreign affairs of the Dominican Republic, joins Altamar hosts Peter Schechter and Muni Jensen on the latest podcast episode to explain the relatively unknown concept of “nearshoring,” the relocating of previously Asia-dependent manufacturing supply chains to geographically closer regions. In the case of the world’s largest market, the United States, nearshoring represents a big opportunity for countries in the Caribbean and Central American regions.
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