Category Archives: World Economic Forum 2017

Life-Saving Blood by Drone ‘Mr. Delivery’

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At the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa from 3-5 May 2017. Craig Hean, MD of JLL Sub-Saharan Africa was privileged to share a boardroom table discussion with the co-founder of a robotics and drone startup that is blazing a trail (literally) in Rwanda.

I’ve recently penned my thoughts on the need to equip our African youth with the kind of next-generation skills that will develop solutions to our… Read More

Are we Relying on a 20th Century Education for a 21st Century Economy?

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1000 global leaders attended the World Economic Forum on Africa in Durban, South Africa from 3-5 May 2017. Craig Hean, MD of JLL Sub-Saharan Africa, was one of them. He shares his take-outs from an inspiring agenda in the first of two personal insights.

How are we educating the workforce of the future? It’s an important question. And with a Dad who was an educator his entire career (and one of my… Read More