ADNE extends its gratitude  to all participants of the African Diaspora Entrepreneurship Gala  on the 22nd of April 2016 at Martin's Château du Lac. And a special thanks to AfricaRise for organizing the Africa Belgium Business Week.

The event was filled with networking opportunities with policy makers and Entrepreneurs from Europe and Africa. We were extremely honored by the attendance of high level profiles. 
  • H.E Ajay Bramdeo, Ambassador of the African Union to the EU and the ACP Secretariat Secrétariat ACP
  • H.E Olivier Nduhungirehe Nduhungirehe, Ambassador of Rwanda
  • Madam Isabelle Kibassa-Maliba Minister Of Economy at Province of Brabant Walloon
  • Mr. Christophe Yvetot, Representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization
  • Mr. Nicolas Janssen, Head of the Department of Middle Classes in the Ministry of Middle Classes and Independents
  • Madam Patricia Gieskes-Veringa Chief Executive Operating of “The Job Factory Recruitment" in DRC.

It was a pleasure and honor to have welcomed more than 100 participants at this event that focused on the theme of Women Diaspora Enterpreneurship and put at the forefront Female Enterpreneurs mainly the Stylist Brigitte Stolk for her clothing collection “ Just Be” and Alice Gahunga Durand for her African paintings. We truly hope this event contributed to your future business activities. 

As emphasized by the President of ADNE, Mrs. Marie Chantal Uwitonze the "economic growth of Africa strongly depends on the engagement of Africans in and outside Africa; it is crucial to establish the right networks inside and outside of Africa."


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