Work .

Bloomberg Forum .

By Isabel dos Santos .

What changes with Digitalization

Digital transformation is about change, speed, connectivity, real-time economy, future. And this transformation is just beginning. As it continues its advance, the implications for businesses, cities and our lives will be tremendous.

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Inspiration .

Women Employment .

By Isabel dos Santos .

I want to be an engineer. Can I be one?

The world of science, technology and engineering is in need of more women. At a time when technology is advancing apace, only 28% of the world’s researchers are women. There are numerous opportunities ahead and women cannot afford to be left behind.

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Inspiration .

Urban Planning .

By Isabel dos Santos .

5 challenges for Cities

Africa must prepare itself right now to receive the 1.7 billion people that will be living on the continent by 2030. In fact, by 2050 Angola’s population will almost have tripled, from the current 27 million to over 76 million people. In light of the population growth rates for the coming decade, town planning is a must for our cities. It is a tremendous challenge and it cannot wait.

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Work .

Internet in Africa .

By Isabel dos Santos .

Africa increasingly online

Never before have so many people in Africa had access to the internet. By the end of 2018, there will be almost 500 million of us. The continent is growing. One sign of this is the increasing democratisation of access to the internet. Last year alone, the number of internet users in Africa grew by 20%. In contrast, user numbers in Asia only rose by 5% and in the Americas by a mere 3%.

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Talks .

Yale University .

By Isabel dos Santos .

To grow we need a new economic model

Africa has the highest concentration of young people anywhere on the planet. It is essential to anticipate the expected population growth, but we can face it with hope and take a positive attitude for a positive tomorrow.

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Inspiration .

Round Table .

By Isabel dos Santos .

To lead is to serve

I was privileged to meet a group of young students at the University of Warwick who were truly passionate by the idea of development on the African continent. Together we shared our concerns and dreams, but most of all the commitment to ensure Africa fulfils its full potential.

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Talks .

By Isabel dos Santos .

We can only fight poverty by creating opportunities

I shared my vision for Africa with the next generation of entrepreneurs and leaders at the University of Warwick, UK. My dream is that one day Africa will fulfil its destiny and become a continent of peace, democracy and prosperity.

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Talks .

By Isabel dos Santos .

Our role within Africa

We have to look what are the different strengths that African countries have and how can we position our countries in a way that we can be collaborative. So it’s about recognising which is going to be our role within Africa and which will be our role within the world. Then us businessmen translating into real opportunities of business.

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Talks .

London School of Economics .

By Isabel dos Santos .

What’s the next big thing?

The vision for Luanda’s future should start now as a city whose population will double in ten years’ time and reach 13 million inhabitants. In this matter it is key to listen local communities.

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