African Diaspora Network Symposium, Silicon Valley 2017

Arc’s Project Coordinator Yara Akkari made her second annual appearance at the African Diaspora Network Symposium in Silicon Valley in January. During a TED Talk-format on “Africa’s Growing Startup Ecosystem” where entrepreneurs and investors active on the African continent explored the startup ecosystems in Africa, Yara showcased the rapid growth and innovation that Arc’s partners in Kenya and Haiti are witnessing.

Yara Akkari, center, at the African Diaspora Network Symposium

Yara Akkari looks on as her panelist discusses the African startup ecosystem