02 Dec, 2021

Education  Sub Saharan Africa at the RewirEd Summit


Education Sub Saharan Africa (ESSA) is excited to take part in the RewirEd Summit. On December 12th, world education leaders will gather in Dubai to discuss Youth, Skills, and the Future of Work.  

ESSA will host a provocative panel to ask whether tertiary is still worth it amid the unemployment crisis. The ESSA panel will bring together the perspectives of employers, education leaders, governments, and students. 

The hosts of the Summit, Dubai Cares with Expo 2020 Dubai, will raise the profile of education as critical to addressing African and global development priorities. We hope you will connect with our speakers at the panel below. 

Panel: "What is the point of tertiary education?"

Date: December 12th, 2021 

Time: 13:55-14:40 (UAE time) 

Room: Debate Arena 


Hon. Joseph Mucheru, Kenyan Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs 

Prof. Angela Owusu-Ansah, Provost, Ashesi University 

Anurag Banerjee, CEO, and Co-Founder, Quilt.AI 

Angel Mbuthia, Secretary for Gender and International Relations, All-Africa Students Union 

Milton Nkosi, Former Analyst, Africa Bureau BBC News, South Africa (moderator) 

Follow @ESSA_Africa on social media or #RewirEdSummit for updates. 


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