David Sengeh: Reversing the African Brain Drain | presented by the CSU and the ACSioN Network

This event is part of the "African Heritage Month 2013 @ Concordia University" series.

The Concordia Student Union (CSU) and the African and Caribbean Students' Network of Canada (ACSioN Network) proudly present an afternoon with:

-- DAVID SENGEH --

Mr. David Sengeh, Ph.D candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's (MIT) Media Lab, founder of the Innovate SALONE program will visit Concordia University on Thursday February 28th, 2013.

-- Presentation --

Mr. Sengeh will speak about The Innovate Salone program in Sierra Leone which led to the discovery of the teen prodigy Mr. Kelvin Doe, featured in the THNKR video which has gone viral:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOLOLrUBRBY

Mr. Sengeh will also explain the rationale and challenges behind the creation of the Innovate Salone (IS) program, and will also speak about the implications of a program like IS for economic development in Sierra Leone, and Africa writ large.

This presentation will be followed by a Q&A discussion session with the audience members.

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This event is part of the "African Heritage Month 2013 @ Concordia University" series organized by:
- ACSioN Network-Concordia chapter
- African Students' Association of Concordia
- Concordia Caribbean Student Union
- National Society of Black Engineers-Concordia chapter
- Ralliement Étudiant Haïti-Canada
with the support of the Concordia Student Union
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Réseau <ACSioN> Network NEB & ACSioN Network-Concordia

WHEN
February 28, 2013 at 7pm - 8:30pm
WHERE
Concordia University - Hall Building, 7th floor CSU lounge
1455 boul de Maisonneuve O
Montreal, QC H3G1M8
Canada
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