Educational systems have not kept pace with the changing nature of work, resulting in many employers saying they cannot find enough workers with the skills they need. It is also estimated that 90% of all startups fail. Are you prepared? Do you have what it takes to thrive?
“It wasn’t until the early part of 2017 that it dawned on me: impostor syndrome could follow me the rest of my life if I didn’t make a change!” Part of my job at SFAN – the one I enjoy so much – is being a connector: bringing innovators, thinkers, corporate executives, and co-dreamers together […]
The Road to 2030: Youth Entrepreneurship the Solution to Unemployment in Africa
The road to 2030 – a year set aside by development partners as the deadline for eradicating extreme poverty – looks very much uncertain for many African countries. The confluence of rapid demographic growth, digital transformation, and weak human resource base in recent years presents fresh and critical challenges to Africa’s development dynamics and global […]
Before You Apply To The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program, Read This!
The article was first published by Tom-Chris Emewulu on LinkedIn. “As an entrepreneur myself, I understand what it feels like to yearn for a lifeline, to hope for a ‘big break’, to look forward to enjoying some luck.” – Tony O. Elumelu (CON) Many entrepreneurs (and aspiring entrepreneurs) have reached out to me for advice on […]
As a mentor, I work with colleagues from across the globe — some of which I am yet to see in real life. However, it is important not to disregard face to face meet-ups. SFAN offers that platform to come in contact with potential new recruits during seminars. Through SFAN events, I’ve been able to polish my mentorship skills as well as expand my pool of mentees and my network of fellow entrepreneurs.
Angela Asante Digital Marketer
I participated in SFAN’s Quantum Leap Career Fair which SFAN organized in collaboration with the British Council in April 2017. I must say that this has been one of the greatest opportunities in my life so far because my current position at GFA Consulting Limited came as a result of a recommendation from SFAN.
Prince Dogbe Junior Associate, GFA Consulting
Great to see how far SFAN has come and how our partnership has grown over the years. Looking forward to seeing how it further grows!
Paul Payne Manager, British Council Skills Hub
I personally have participated in SFAN sessions to talk about our work at MEST and the opportunities we are creating for young entrepreneurs. The events provided me access to hundreds of the right type audience. I have been continually impressed with the work SFAN is doing in Ghana.
Todd Holcombe ex-Senior Faculty Member, MEST Africa
I’m very excited about the potential of SFAN to spur youth entrepreneurship, skills development and capacity building of our future human capital. The passion and relentlessness of the team are infectious and I’m looking forward to seeing the realization of their vision.
Timothy Kotin Co-Founder, SuperFluid Labs
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