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Young African MBAs (YAM) 5th Year Anniversary Celebration  
Gala co-hosted with Stern in Africa


YAM is excited to partner with Stern in Africa to celebrate YAM's 5th year anniversary on October 28th, 2017. Started as a Facebook page, YAM has transformed into a global network with nearly 3,000 members and we couldn't have done it without our management team, our partners and most of all our members! Please join us and the Stern in Africa team as we celebrate this significant milestone!


Date: October 28, 2017

Time: 7PM-11PM

Location: Kimmel Center, NYU
60 Washington Square S.
New York, NY

The Gala will include a cocktail hour, dinner, keynote address, and African tunes!

Dress Code: Cocktail/Black-tie/African Attire

YAM Gala After Party 

 11PM to close

Lexington's (inside the Court Hotel)  
130 E 39th St, New York, NY 10016

Make sure to say "YAM Afterparty"  at the door for entry.


Keynote Speakers


Charmaine Houvet,
Public Policy Director: Africa, Cisco

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Young Paris, Musical Artist


Award Winners


Young Africa MBA of the Year Award Winner- presented by YAM and Stern in Africa

Mobolaji Akiode, Founder of Hope 4 Girls Africa, Specialist at the National Basketball Association, alumnus of the NYU Stern School of Business



Young African MBAs Organizational Impact Award


Grace Mahary, Model and Founder of Project Tsehigh


About Young African MBAs

Young African MBAs (YAM) is a first-mover and one of the fastest growing organizations of its kind, on a mission to shift the current paradigm in African management talent today. Started in 2012 by four MBA Alumni from Harvard, Kellogg, The Wharton School and Duke University as an MBA-focused organization, YAM now boasts a membership of more than 3,000 professionals, many of whom are neither Young, African nor MBAs; spread across the globe, from all walks of life - connected with a single objective to harness, protect and engage our ideas and talents in service of the Africa growth story