Fred Swaniker, Chairman







Fred is deeply passionate about developing and engaging Africa’s leaders for the continent’s prosperity and he was one of 115 young leaders to meet US President Obama (2010).  In recognition of his work, Fred has been honored as a TED Fellow, an Aspen Institute Fellow, a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and as one of fifteen “best emerging social entrepreneurs in the world” according to Echoing Green (2006).  He was also listed by Forbes among the top ten young ‘power men’ in Africa (2011).  A former McKinsey consultant, Fred has an MBA from Stanford Business School and a BA from Macalester College.

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