14 June 2009

African Lights ~ Empowering Nextgen Scholars

I had an interesting chat with one of our new MIT Sloan Fellows about air transport systems in Africa. This is a wide open venture opportunity space, but one with tremendous challenges. A quick search reveals much, including this unrelated but inspiring -- and yet dismaying -- photo by Rebecca Blackwell of students in Conakry, Guinea studying under the airport lights, the only ones on... Infrastructure investments will empower and move people in multiple essential ways, physically as well as intellectually.

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