Thinking Forward: Aid vs. Trade – Andrew Rugasira

Session 5 was broken into three parts.wca speaker

Part 2 featured a talk by Andrew Rugasira “Thinking Forward: Aid vs. Trade.” Andrew is the founder and CEO of Good African Coffee.

  • Leadership and life is all about our perspective and how we see people and the world around us
  • There are 53 countries and 900 million people in Africa
  • Integrity is being truthful about what you need to do to get out of a difficult situation
  • It starts with a commitment to change the conversation
  • No country in the world has developed because of handouts
  • Aid undermines accountability
  • To move forward in our world, we must reconstruct the narratives in our minds