BOOTH AFRICA.

MBOLO! Akwaaba! EKABO! WELCOME!

a supportive community Connecting booth and chicago to africa

About Us

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Thank you for visiting us today. The Chicago Africa Business Group is a student-led organization at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business. Our mission is to build a close-knit community for the growing number of Chicago Booth students who have a strong interest in issues, events, and activities related to Africa. If you share similar interests, and are not a Booth student yet, our community includes YOU! We welcome everyone, from all nationalities and backgrounds.

Please enjoy getting to know us through our website. We hope to meet or hear from you soon.

Sincerely,

Your co-chairs

#WHYBOOTHAFRICA


GROWTH

We support group members in achieving success both at Chicago Booth and in all future endeavors and attract African students to Chicago Booth through our coordinated outreach efforts

COMMUNITY

We provide a forum for professional networking among Chicago Booth students and alumni with an interest and/or experience in African development

OPPORTUNITY

We promote and expose business opportunities in Africa and promote awareness of African culture and heritage at Chicago Booth

For Prospectives

We love to talk about Booth with prospective students and we invite you to contact us to be connected with a student that aligns to your function, industry or region of interest.

For Current Students

We support current students from day one and make it our mission to help them achieve their goals for their MBA. In true Booth fashion, our current students pay it forward by helping new students and prospectives.

For Alumni

You never stop being a member of the Booth Africa community. We connect student with alumni and create opportunities for alumni to stay engaged with the Booth campus.

For Employers / Startups

For employers, we provide priority access to our group of talented, globally-minded student. We frequently partner with recruiters in hosting networking events on and off-campus, and in promoting relevant job postings to our members.

For startups, we have many members that are interested in advising and working with startups and bring a wealth of experience in various industries, including technology, venture capital, consulting, banking and nonprofits.

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CO-CHAIRS

Akinade Aderele

Co-Chair

aaderele@ChicagoBooth.edu

Kyra Atekwana

Co-Chair

katekwan@ChicagoBooth.edu

Kofi Amoako-Gyan

Co-Chair

kofia@ChicagoBooth.edu

Maame Appiah-Korang

Co-Chair

mappiahk@ChicagoBooth.edu

Charles Madarikan

Co-Chair

cmadari0@ChicagoBooth.edu

Morolake Sodipe

Co-Chair

msodipe@ChicagoBooth.edu

Teela Williams

Staff Advisor

Teela.Williams@chicagobooth.edu

Kwame Osei

Co-Chair

kosei@ChicagoBooth.edu

Moyosoreoluwa Orekoya

Co-Chair

morekoya@ChicagoBooth.edu

Boum Boum III

Co-Chair

jboumiii@ChicagoBooth.edu