3rd Annual Afro Future Career Accelerator (Digital Africa edition)

Uncategorized Apr 03, 2023

DATE: May 1- May 30 2023 @ 10 am-12 pm EST on Wednesdays & Thursdays


MEMO: An initiative hosted by the Global Startup Foundation in partnership with Microsoft, Google Cloud, AWS, IBM Cloud, and more.


April 4, 2023 [New York, USA] Global Startup Ecosystem is pleased to launch the 1st digital Afro Future career accelerator program, which is a 4-week digital course and remote internship for Afro-descendant and black people getting into careers of the future. This program will cover several key topics highlighted below and will welcome top experts and executives to speak on these subject matters.


****Career Topics Covered 

  1. The Future of Work
  2. Personal branding and Positioning 
  3. Digital skills of the Future 
  4. Top 10 Most Desired skills of the future 
  5. Top career opportunities in the digital age 
  6. Future Technology (Impact of Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Virtual Reality, and IOT on work)
  7. Career and Entrepreneurship


****Culture Topics Covered: 

  1. Black History
  2. African History
  3. Black investment
  4. Black wealth
  5. Black politics
  6. Leadership
  7. Agriculture and farming
  8. Diet and nutrition
  9. Mental health
  10. Heart health
  11. Justice and legal (racism, legal)
  12. Black Smart cities


About: The Afro Future Career Accelerator is the world's first and only global digital accelerator program created to engage, train and prepare black professionals for careers in future tech. Sessions include exploration into Ai, blockchain, virtual reality tech, and more. With 20 virtual speakers and a cohort of 100 members, the program offers access to valuable industry insights and networking opportunities. Additionally, the program's digital demo day draws a large audience of over 10,000 delegates. Overall, the Afro Future Career Accelerator aims to promote diversity and inclusion in the tech industry by empowering black professionals to excel in high-growth areas of technology.

About Afro Future Summit:

Afro Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of black futurists, investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians, and business moguls. Each year the program gathers thousands of pioneers from across the USA and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect people of African descent. www.afrofuturesummit.com


About GSE: Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) is an education tech company that provides year-round digital skills training. These programs are conducted via online webinars and in-person summits at major tech hubs across the United States and around the world.

With a mission to prepare people for the digital age, GSE has gained global recognition for impacting thousands of entrepreneurs and corporate professionals via its programs centering around 3 pillars- entrepreneurship, education, and employment. GSE aims to upskill 1 billion people by 2030. www.globalstartupecosystem.com 


About Microsoft: Microsoft is a multinational technology company founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. It is best known for its flagship products such as the Windows operating system, the Office suite, and the Edge web browser. With operations in over 190 countries, Microsoft has grown to become one of the world's largest and most successful technology companies, with a focus on empowering people and organizations through technology. The company also has a philanthropic arm, the Microsoft Foundation, which supports initiatives aimed at promoting digital inclusion, accessibility, and sustainability.



Call for Application Link: https://forms.gle/WHNnxHoJQ9wyNHdh8


General Inquiries: [email protected].

GSE: Afro Future Summit Team

(W) www.afrofuturesummit.com


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