Digital is ushering in a new, empowered future for Africa. Now is the time for people and industries to come together to build a collaborative ecosystem for a thriving region.
According to the World Economic Forum, Africa’s under 20 population is set to be the largest cohort by 2070 – and yet, there is a growing mismatch between businesses’ evolving demands and the skills taught in schools.
Africa’s youth boom, coupled with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, represents a unique opportunity to create economic growth by leveraging technology and data. The urgency to bridge the digital divide, as well as to connect, educate and empower communities, has never been greater. This session will explore catalysts for building a digital economy and highly skilled, inclusive and sustainable digital societies across Africa.