Full-Time MBA

Chicago Africa Business Group

Our Mission

The mission of the Chicago Africa Business Group is to build a close-knit community for the growing number of Chicago Booth students who have a strong interest in issues, events, and activities related to Africa. We welcome students from all nationalities and backgrounds. Our objectives and functions are as follows:

Our Objectives

  • To promote and expose business opportunities in Africa to the Chicago Booth community
  • To provide a forum for professional networking among Chicago Booth students and alumni with an interest and/or experience in African development
  • To promote awareness of African culture and heritage at Chicago Booth
  • To attract African students to Chicago Booth through outreach efforts
  • To support group members in achieving success both at Chicago Booth and in all future endeavors

Our Functions

  • Student Affairs Liaison: To liaise with the GBC and other Chicago Booth student groups
  • Career: to provide career counseling for members, to coordinate with the Chicago Booth professional clubs, and to co-sponsor Africa-specific career-oriented events
  • Community: To organize small group events to facilitate bonding among members, to publish a community newsletter and member directory
  • Treasury: To lead fundraising and money management
  • Alumni Relations: To liaise with alumni by organizing alumni parties and discussion panels
  • Social/Culture: To coordinate all social/cultural events (e.g., dinners outings, World Cup Golf Tournament, Kellogg/Chicago Booth outings, etc.)
  • Technology: To maintain the group website and group email lists

Co-Chairs

Chinwe Aneke
Kukua Banson
Friedrich Ebede
Yusif Iddirisu
Fatima Otori