Carnegie Mellon University Africa recently welcomed two delegations to Kigali Innovation City: the African Distinguished Diplomatic Delegation and the Angola Chamber of Commerce. Through these meetings, CMU-Africa highlighted the impact of the institution and the importance of strategic collaboration with African governments.
The African Distinguished Diplomatic Delegation
The African Distinguished Diplomatic Delegation visited CMU-Africa on November 19, 2021. The group received a tour of CMU-Africa’s state-of-the-art facilities from Faith Rugema, director of government and community partnerships, and learned about the educational programs and research at CMU-Africa from former Director Kumar Bhagavatula and Assane Gueye, director of CyLab-Africa.
CMU-Africa and the African Distinguished Diplomatic Delegation will work together to promote access to CMU-Africa’s master's programs, showcase the institution’s impact in Africa, and broaden collaboration with African governments.
The Angola Chamber of Commerce Delegation
The President of the Angola Chamber of Commerce, Isabel Cruz, and a delegation of Angolan entrepreneurs visited CMU-Africa on November 16, 2021. The delegation was welcomed by Executive Director Gbemi Disu and Yvette Underdue Murph, director of enrollment management and student success. The group focused discussion around collaboration and creating opportunities for aspiring Angolan scholars at CMU-Africa.
The Angola Chamber of Commerce of Industry and Rwanda Cooperation forum opening session was held on November 17, 2021, and Disu was invited to address attendees about CMU-Africa.