Tuesday, May 7, 2013
CIPI Director to serve as Discussion Leader at World Economic Forum on Africa
Jendayi Frazer, Director of the Center for International Policy & Innovation (CIPI) at Carnegie Mellon, will attend the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, South Africa, May 8-10. The forum is convening under the theme of "Delivering on Africa’s Promise." Frazer will be serving as a discussion leader for the panel on "Mapping the African Growth Landscape," which will examine what sectors and industries hold the most promise for growth and diversification in the next decade.
Frazer, a distinguished service professor in the Dietrich College and Heinz College, was a leading architect of U.S.-Africa policy during the George W. Bush Administration, most recently serving as the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs from August 2005 to January 2009. Carnegie Mellon University is one of a select number of universities from around the world invited to shape the agenda of the Forum through the Global University Leaders Forum.
Learn more about the World Economic Forum on Africa and Carnegie Mellon University’s participation in previous Forum events.