Education Finland: Education Business in Africa seminar, June 17th, 2019, Helsinki

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Education Finland will organise a seminar on Education Business in Africa on June 17th 2019 at 13-17:00. The seminar will be held at the Finnish National Agency for Education office (Hakaniemenranta 6, Helsinki).


13:00                  Opening words


13:10                  From myths to facts on business in Africa

Satu Järvinen, CEO, SkillSafari

13:15                  Succeeding in Africa with EdTech

Charles Muhindo, Founder & CEO, BrainShare

13:45                  Education project funding sources in Africa

Susanna Kiijärvi, CEO, Invivace Oy

14:10                  Funding opportunities with the African Development Bank

Foster Ofosu, Capacity Development Specialist, African Development Bank Group

14:30                  Coffee break

15:00                  How might Finnish companies find success in Africa?

Moderator:      Satu Järvinen, CEO, SkillSafari

Panelists:          Charles Muhindo, CEO, BrainShare

Annu Jokela-Ylipiha, CEO, Ekami Consulting Oy

Susanna Kiijärvi, CEO, Invivace Oy

Jussi Karakoski, Senior Adviser, Development Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Finland

15:45                  Workshop: Developing new ideas

16:30                  Upcoming Finnpartnership events for education companies

Hanna Viitala, Grants Manager, Finnpartnership

16:45                  Closing remarks


17:00                  End of the programme

You can register to the seminar via the following link:

For more information, please contact Education Finland’s Programme Coordinator, Mr Ville Pennanen,, tel. +358 295 331 724.

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