The event was hosted by British Council Senegal, 8-13 May 2017.
BASA is a partner of British Council South Africa on the COSY project and was invited to the conference in that capacity.
The purpose was to grow the mindset and a deeper understanding around social enterprise and entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation as well as transformational entrepreneurship in Africa.
British Council Senegal invited BC colleagues from South Africa, Ghana, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Kenya and Sudan. They also included their respective partners regionally. Facilitators were invited from the UK, Karl Belizaire, Founder of Social Enterprise World and Gemma Heard, Project Manager in Social Enterprise BC, UK. Thereafter, Conventry University’s African Institute of Transformational Entrepreneurship facilitators; Dr Peter McLuskie and Dr Stephen Dobson.