Africa is the youngest continent in the world, and will have the largest workforce by 2030. We are on the brink of something big, if African countries can figure out how to attract investment into the future of work.

Our Chief Impact Officer, Sharmi Surianarain is featured in the International Women’s Day Voices of Africa podcast, discussing how systems are shifting, and while the future of work is here, we have a very outdated approach to both education and employment, and why it’s important to take a holistic view in order to break barriers for young people.

Listen to this exciting episode of our Voices of Africa on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Soundcloud and Apple Podcast.

 Source: Voices of Africa. Access it online here 7 March 2022.

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