Past Event

Thoughts on a Changing World

April 24, 2017
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Aga Khan University

The event marked the beginning of a series titled ‘Thoughts on a changing world’. It was overseen by the office of Global Thought at Columbia University. In Nairobi we had a series of experts, namely Dr. Alex Awiti, the Director of the East African Institute at Aga Khan University, Mr. Patrick Gathara, an editorial cartoonist for the Daily Nation and the East African newspapers, Dr. Bitange Ndemo, a lecturer on entrepreneurship and research methods at University of Nairobi and Dr. Jemimmah Njuki, a Senior Program officer at IDRC. The panel covered issues on infrastructure, demographic transition, entrepreneurship, technology, food security, artificial Intelligence and climate change.