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Emerging African Markets program Tues. Feb. 21

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  • Karen Keefer
    NorCal PCA is partnering with the Commonwealth Club on this interesting program TOMORROW! You can attend for the discounted registration of $8. Hope to see
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      NorCal PCA is partnering with the Commonwealth Club on this interesting program TOMORROW!  You can attend for the discounted registration of $8.  Hope to see you there....
      Tuesday, February 21:  "Emerging African Markets:  A Golden Opportunity for the Golden State"
      Speaker:  Dr. Landry Signe, Banting Fellow, Stanford University; Lecturer, Continuing Studies 

      Of the world’s fastest growing markets for 2011-2015, 7 out of 10 are in Africa, according to the International Monetary Fund. Emerging African markets represent a golden opportunity for Californian corporations in several attractive sectors, such as information and communication technologies, clean energy, infrastructure, health, pharmaceuticals and venture capital. To capitalize on opportunities to reach the over 1 billion customers with $1.6 trillion of collective GDP, this lecture will present an overview of the new transformations, attractive business opportunities and strategies to transform opportunities into superior values and return on investment while contributing to poverty alleviation and fostering Africa's development.

      Presented in association with the Northern California Peace Corps Association

      Wine and networking reception 5:30 p.m., program 6 p.m.
      $8 for members, $20 for non-members, $7 for students with current school ID, $8 for NorCal Peace Corps members

      Location: Commonwealth Club headquarters, 595 Market Street - Mezzanine, San Francisco (at Montgomery St. BART/Muni station), cross street Second Street
      Reservations are not required but recommended - phone (415) 597-6705 or (800) 847-7730. Tickets can also be purchased via website:  http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2012-02-21/dr-landry-signe-emerging-african-markets-golden-opportunity-golden-state  
      Enter code: sfforsigne  Note: Coupon code is case sensitive and can be used only once per ticket transaction.  If there is any trouble redeeming the coupon, call the Club's automated ticket line at 415-597-6705.

      Hope to see you there!

      Karen Keefer
      RPCV/Nigeria & Liberia
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