Northwestern University

Tue 5:15 PM

Media Entrepreneurship in Africa - Chude Jideonwo (Forbes 30 most promising African entrepreneurs - 2017, Yale Greenberg World Fellow)

When: Tuesday, March 13, 2018
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM  

Where: Kellogg Global Hub, Room 1120, 2211 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Ehis Akhetuamhen  

Group: Kellogg Africa Business Club

Category: Global & Civic Engagement


Named by Forbes as one of Africa’s most promising entrepreneurs in 2017, Chude Jideonwo is the co-founder and managing partner of RED – a Nigerian media company that inspires young Africans to take action. RED consults for global brands including Facebook, Uber and the British Council, and the company has successfully managed communication for three successful African presidential campaigns. In 2011, Jideonwo was the youngest journalist ever to interview a sitting Nigerian president and was selected as a 2017 Greenberg Fellow at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.

Join us for a chat with Chude Jideonwo as he shares more about his entrepreneurial journey and his book "How to win elections in Africa."

This event is proudly co-sponsored with The Buffet Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University.

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