Particular Consultant for International Partnerships Dorothy McAuliffe traveled to Casablanca and Marrakech, Morocco from June 1-2 to fulfill with African local weather and enterprise leaders. The journey’s main aim was to broaden present public-private partnerships and forge new ones. Moreover, Particular Consultant McAuliffe was invited to take part within the inaugural GITEX Africa–the largest tech occasion ever held on the continent.
On June 1 in Casablanca, Particular Consultant McAuliffe visited the HSEVEN tech incubator, Casablanca Finance Metropolis, and TechnoPark Casablanca to debate the potential for a Coalition for Local weather Entrepreneurship (CCE) innovation hub and different non-public sector partnership alternatives. She additionally convened local weather entrepreneurs, activists, and lecturers from throughout Morocco on the Dar America Casablanca American House for a roundtable dialogue of local weather initiatives and alternatives for collaboration.
Particular Consultant McAuliffe traveled to Marrakech on June 2 to take part within the GITEX Africa, a pan-African discussion board that showcases rising applied sciences and innovation options to urgent world challenges. At GITEX, Particular Consultant McAuliffe moderated a panel entitled “Investing in Resilience” alongside consultants in enterprise capital and start-up incubation. The panel mentioned how world stakeholders can foster an equitable digital financial system in Africa. The Particular Consultant later served as a decide for the GITEX Supernova Problem pitch competitors.
At GITEX, she additionally met with the Moroccan Secretary Basic for Digital Transformation and Administrative Reform Sarah Lamrani and representatives from Cisco, IBM, and Oracle to debate how the US can proceed to mobilize public-private partnerships to spur innovation. Lastly, Particular Consultant McAuliffe signed a Memorandum of Understanding with AfriLabs, a key incubator within the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa, making them an official associate of CCE. The Morocco journey was a big step in fulfilling the US’ dedication to constructing twenty first century U.S-Africa public-private partnerships.
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