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African Master Class Series launches across Africa on 17th August

African MasterClass Series

The African MasterClass Series, Africa’s foremost online bootcamp for social innovators and change makers will be launching across Africa on Monday 17th August 2020. Africa’s brightest changemakers and transformational young leaders, are about to advance their mission as Ideation Hub Africa kicks off its initiative to equip thousands of innovators and visionaries with the critical competencies for starting,scaling and sustaining social impact on the continent.

The African MasterClass Series, hosted by Ideation Hub Africa, is a 6-week, 15-Module immersive learning platform which equips early-stage social entrepreneurs, development practitioners and nonprofit professionalsto solve pressing problems and scale impact through innovation.

This transformational online bootcamp is provided for free and will equip, empower and connect thousands of thought-leaders, visionaries and disruptors with experiential insights on social innovation relevant to the African context.

A key goal of the Series is also to facilitate valuable mentorship access to global thought-leaders as well as build an energetic ecosystem for people who envision a prosperous future for Africa.

This online Executive School is provided for free and will equip, empower and engage thousands of thinkers, visionaries and disruptors with experiential insights on creating lasting change within the African context.

Debola Deji-Kurunmi, Executive Director of Ideation Hub Africa expressed enthusiasm saying “We are totally committed to equipping impact-driven entrepreneurs so they can effectively drive social impact to solve Africa’s pressing problems, and this is one of the ways we achieve that goal.”

This forthcoming edition, which will run for six weeks starting from (Monday, 17th August 2020 – Monday, 28th September, 2020) is themed around 15 (fifteen) Critical Competencies for “Creating and Scaling Social Impact in Africa” across the SDG areas, especially for early-stage practitioners within the first five years of their work.

These fifteen modules will be delivered by our distinguished Faculty alongside 15 expert thought-leaders that are well-versed on the inner workings of the African social sector.

These Guest Mentors include Ini Abimbola, CEO & Lead Consultant, ThistlePraxis Consulting; Oluseun Onigbinde, Co-Founder/Director, Budgit; Gbenga Sesan, Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative, Lamide Johnson, Director, Ventures Platform Hub; Adepeju Jaiyeoba, Founder, Brown Button Foundation; Debola Deji-Kurunmi Founder/Executive Director, Ideation Hub Africa; John Obidi, Chief Executive Officer & Editor-in-Chief, HeadStart Africa.

Crystal Chigbu, Founder/Executive Director, The IREDE Foundation; Ndidi Nwuneli, Founder, LEAP Africa; and other heavyweights.

Ideation Hub Africa is a leading social profit accelerator, located in Nigeria. We provide high-impact executive education, enterprise incubation, sector-focused advisory and mentorship for Social Entrepreneurs, Innovators, NGO leaders and changemakers.

Through our initiatives, including Development Dialogue, Women in Development Summit, Mentorship Immersion and the African MasterClass Series; we have connected thousands of practitioners to learning experiences, mentorship opportunities, a robust network, access to market as well as funding.