MINI CONFERENCE: Redefining the African Narrative, presented by the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows

July 23, 2017 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Varsity Hall, Union South
1308 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53715

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is just one example illustrating Africa’s rising opportunity to impact the world in a manner that would reflect its richness in diversity. 2017 Mandela Washington fellows at the University of Wisconsin–Madison invite the Madison and wider Wisconsin community to a mini conference, celebrating strong African cultures and traditions through African-inspired entertainment.

The conference brings together 25 young African leaders from 20 African countries and Wisconsinites to reflect, connect, learn, and network. The conference will provide a vibrant platform for new thinking about a global Africa through interactive sessions (TED-style talks and panel discussion).

Admission: Free

Dress code: Traditional African or Africa-inspired attire encouraged (but not required)

Date: July 23, 2017

Time: 03:30- 05:30 pm

Venue: Union South, Varsity hall #2

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