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Fred Swaniker      

Co-Founder of the African Leadership Group

Fred Swaniker is the co-founder of the African Leadership Group – an ecosystem of organizations that aim to catalyze a generation of ethical, entrepreneurial African leaders. Collectively, these institutions aim to develop 3 million leaders for Africa by 2035. Fred previously worked as a McKinsey consultant in South Africa before earning an MBA from Stanford. He is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader; an Echoing Green Fellow; an Aspen Institute Fellow; was named one of Forbes Magazine’s “Top ten young ‘power men’ in Africa” in 2011; and most recently, was recognized as one of TIME Magazine’s most influential people of 2019.

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