On the 8th of April 2015, The African Dream Leadership Forum brought together 100 participants from various secondary schools and universities in Zimbabwe. It was held at Bronte Hotel in Harare. During the forum, the gap between future leaders and current leaders was bridged. Keynote speakers included Professor Hope Sadza (Founder and Vice-Chancellor of Women’s University Africa), Mr Joe Mutizwa (Former CEO of Delta Corporation), Her Excellency Suzanne McCourt (Australian Ambassador to Zimbabwe and DRC, High Commissioner to Zambia and Malawi) and Annete Moyo (MBChB candidate at the University of Zimbabwe).
After the Forum, 15 selected students took part in a 3 day intensive leadership program. The Australian Ambassador, Her Excellency Suzanne McCourt hosted a Welcome Reception for the students and other guests at her residence in Harare. The program built on critical and creative thinking, problem solving and innovation, influencing skills, communication, values, ethics, networking, facilitation, reflective practice, presentation skills and cross cultural leadership competency. On the last day of the program, participants engaged in a half day community project at Harare Central Hospital. For more information visit the website on www.africandreamleadership.com