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How to Create 2000 Jobs in 5 Minutes | Agnes Fouffé | TEDxLusaka
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Added Oct 12, 2016
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In this engaging talk, Agnes Fouffé outlines how job creation among women groups in rural African can happen by changing mindsets. She challenges the audience to prioritise working together to bring about transformation.

Agnès Fouffé is a fast-rising Pan-African development expert with specialty in empowering rural poor women to become successful entrepreneurs and major contributors to the economic and development process in their domain. Under the banner of ONG-GAIA, the NGO she founded and funded alongside her husband Bernard, Agnes and a small team of local folks, has already transformed the lives and livelihood of thousands of rural women in Dabou, Cote d’Ivoire.

Agnes is also an International Business Development Executive for Broadgate Group, based in the United Kingdom. She holds an MBA in Management Sciences from Educatis University, Switzerland and has over 15 years professional experience in bringing investors to Africa.

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