The Africa-America Institute will host its first-ever PitchFest during the 2nd Annual State of Education in Africa conference. This innovative competition will explore cutting-edge ideas, tools, information and technologies that can help bring about a better educational system in Africa. From strengthening subject areas like science and math, to expanding demographics to bolstering early education, attendees will have the unique opportunity to address some of Africa’s most urgent educational issues.
A selection committee will choose five (5) individuals or companies to participate in the conference. The finalists will have an opportunity to present their innovative ideas for three minutes to our panel of judges.
WHERE: Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria
WHEN: September 2, 2015
Prizes: first place winners will receive $2,500; $1,000 for second place; and $500 for the three runner-ups.
Please send no more than two (2) pages of a description of your innovative idea to Sarah Lieb at email, firstname.lastname@example.org
DEADLINE: June 30, 2015