YAM charities launched to provide social impact to African Communities

What have we done recently?

Organized team of volunteers that raised over $2,000 for UNICEF Ebola Response

Partnered with NGO MedShare at Ebola relief supplies packaging facility in New Jersey

Media sponsorship with Applause Africa to provide content for their online/offline magazines, bringing awareness to Key African issues

Received 2015 Applause Africa “Organizational Impact Award”

MBAs: Established partnerships with top business
schools & clubs

What have we done recently?

Engaged over 25 business schools in various relevant activities

Assisted over 60 prospective students to gain admission into top business schools

Held pre-MBA cohort events to build communities, support networks for prospective students

Supported HBS, Wharton, NYU, Columbia, Kellogg, MIT with Africa Business Conferences

Outreach from Duke, Carnegie Mellon, LBS to support their African business efforts

 

Recruiting: Gain exposure to various companies, job types, industries and professionals

What have we done recently?

Sponsorship to hold recruiting event with BCG in Nigeria

Provide YAM members with access to recruiters and key business decision makers, sourcing employees for companies such as Jumia in Lagos, Deloitte Africa, and Standard Bank

Recruiting efforts to support PwC Africa effort in New York

Matched over 40 employees annually for jobs published through YAM newsletter

Networking: Networking opportunities for YAM members to interact with business leaders

What have we done recently?

Held networking events in New York, Houston, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Lagos, Accra

Business leaders from AFC, PwC, BCG, Bank of America, IRokoTV, Intel Capital, entrepreneur, politicians, and educators have spoken to YAM contingent in various networking event settings

 

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