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Mr. Ashish J. Thakkar

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UN Foundation

1750 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 300

Washington Dc, District of Columbia 20006

United States

Company Description

The United Nations Foundation, a public charity was created in 1998 with entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner's historic $1 billion gift to support UN causes and activities. We build and implement public/private partnerships to address the world's m ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Woculus

Ventures Africa

TiE Inc

Marissa Bronfman

The London Chamber of Commerce

TiEcon

Cycle4Uganda

Area Head- Super Premium Cards

HDFC Bank Ltd

Manager- Corporate Sales

Ichibaan Honda- GMS group

Managing Director

Sunset View Homes L.L.C

Affiliations

Member of the Global Agenda Council On Africa
World Economic Forum

Board Member
The SDG Center for Africa

Team Member
Common Market For Eastern And Southern Africa

Team Member
Commonwealth Business Council

Member, Global Advisory Board
Dell Inc.

Co-Founder
LSEEMF

Member
Young Global Leader

Member
Global Agenda Council on Africa

Founder
Toyosi Akerele CEO Rise Network

Founding Member
Shikamano Africa

Advisor
States

Board of Trustees Member
The Africa Center

Founder
Mara Foundation

Founder
Atlas Mara Co-Nvest Limited

Speaker and Core Team Member
African Development Bank

Founder
Kensington Computer Products Group

Founder
IT company

Managing Director
RAPS UGANDA

Representative
East Africa

Education

MD of Mara Group

Web References (129 Total References)


News

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How We Made It into Africa - Ashish Thakkar: Africa doesn't want pity, but business partnerships Forbes - The Lion Awakes: Ugandan Millionaire Ashish Thakkar Tells Story Of African Renaissance In New Book Ashish J. Thakkar named chair of the UN Foundations Global Entrepreneurs Council


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How We Made It into Africa - Ashish Thakkar: Africa doesn't want pity, but business partnerships

Africa doesn't want pity, but business partnerships Read full article...
Forbes - The Lion Awakes: Ugandan Millionaire Ashish Thakkar Tells Story Of African Renaissance In New Book
Ashish J. Thakkar is the 34-year-old Executive Chairman and Founder of Mara Sokoni, a visionary entrepreneur, genocide survivor, and a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.
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In his book The Lion Awakes: Adventures in Africa's Economic Miracle (Palgrave; August 25, 2015), Ashish gives readers an intimate, on the ground view of Africa's astonishing and unprecedented economic awakening.Read full article...
Ashish J. Thakkar named chair of the UN Foundations Global Entrepreneurs Council
The United Nations Foundation today announced Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder of Mara Group and Mara Foundation, will serve as Chair of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council (GEC). As the first African entrepreneur to lead the GEC, Read full article...
Empower Women - Mara Foundation and Women's Economic Empowerment
Mara Foundation was established in 2009 by Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder of Mara Group.


Ashish J. Thakkar named chair of the UN Foundations Global Entrepreneurs Council

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Ashish J. Thakkar named chair of the UN Foundations Global Entrepreneurs Council

The United Nations Foundation today announced Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder of Mara Group and Mara Foundation, will serve as Chair of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council (GEC).


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Africa: Ashish J. Thakkar Named Chair of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council

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Africa: Ashish J. Thakkar Named Chair of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council
Ashish-Thakkar KAMPALA, Uganda, June 25, 2015 (Mara Foundation) -- The United Nations Foundation today announced Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder of Mara Group and Mara Foundation, will serve as Chair of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council (GEC). As the first African entrepreneur to lead the GEC, Thakkar will bring a unique, global perspective to the Council's mission to work with entrepreneurs to help the UN Foundation support the work of the UN.


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Ashish J. Thakkar, Founder, Mara Group & Mara Foundation. Photo: Simone D. McCourtie / World Bank

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Ashish J. Thakkar named Chair of the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council

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