The Challey Institute is hosting Magatte Wade for an inspiring presentation titled “The Heart of the Cheetah: Entrepreneurship and Prosperity in Africa.” This event is free and open to all members of the NDSU community and the public. The talk will begin at 4 p.m. in the Louise S. Barry Auditorium at NDSU’s Barry Hall, followed by audience Q&A. All are invited to stay for a reception with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments at 5:30 p.m.
Magatte Wade is a serial entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, and visionary business leader with a passion for creating positive change in Africa. She is dedicated to reducing discrimination while creating jobs and prosperity in her home country of Senegal. Throughout her career, she has created successful high-end retail brands inspired by diverse African traditions. She is passionate about the role of free markets in overcoming poverty and the role of enterprise to tackle social issues and entrepreneurial education. Wade has been named a Forbes “20 Youngest Power Women in Africa”, a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum at Davos, a TED Global Africa Fellow, and a “Leading Woman in Wellness” by the Global Wellness Summit.
If you are unable to join us in person, register on Zoom at https://ndsu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CzP4TEY5TtOrDqniskIKbA
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