Leading in Enterprise: Mrs Folorunso Alakija

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The African Leadership Centre, King’s College London is pleased to invite you to the second lecture of its African Leaders Global Engagement Series with Mrs Folorunso Alakija.

Mrs Alakija is one of the world’s most successful business leaders, operating in the fashion, oil and printing sectors. She is the Managing Director of the Rose of Sharon Group and the Executive Vice-Chairman of Famfa Oil Limited. She is also the Chancellor of Osun State University, Nigeria. Mrs Alakija is a renowned philanthropist and founded the Rose of Sharon Foundation which assists widows and orphans across the world.

Welcome remarks: Professor Edward Byrne AC, President & Principal, King’s College London

Chair: Professor ‘Funmi Olonisakin, Vice-President & Vice-Principal (International) and Founding Director of the African Leadership Centre 

Date: 29 January 2019

Time: 18:30-20:00

Venue: Great Hall, King’s College London 

About the African leaders Global Engagement Series

The African Leaders Global Engagement Series is hosted by the African Leadership Centre (ALC), King’s College London. Established in 2018, the series invites prominent African leaders and Leading Voices to King’s College London to interrogate the leadership dimension of the development-security nexus in Africa and other parts of the developing world. African leaders participating in the series include current and former Heads of State as well as Leading Voices in business and society across the continent. On this exclusive platform, African leaders reflect on their personal experiences and share solutions to contemporary development and security challenges facing the continent with leadership students and scholars at ALC, King’s and beyond.


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January 29th, 2019 6:30 PM   through   8:00 PM
Great Hall, King's College London
Strand, London
London, LON WC2R 2LS
United Kingdom
Phone: +44(0)2078481984  ext. 8645
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