Dr. Frank Aswani

VP and Director of Strategic Relations | African Leadership Academy (ALA)

Speaker Profile

Dr. Frank Aswani is the VP and Director of Strategic Relations at African Leadership Academy (ALA) in Johannesburg, South Africa. He leads on ALA’s fundraising, corporate partnerships, network development and Global partnerships. Frank joined ALA in April 2012. Prior to ALA, his previous roles included 3 years with ARK (Absolute Return for Kids) as the Regional Director for Africa and 14 years with Eli Lilly where he worked in Kenya, England, Switzerland and South Africa. His last role at Lilly was the Sales Director for South Africa and Regional Director for Sub Sahara Africa where he managed the business in Anglo Phone and Luso-phone Sub Sahara Africa, covering over 20 countries in the region. Frank is a Kenyan and graduated as a Veterinary Doctor from the University of Nairobi and also has an MBA from the GIBS (Gordon Institute of Business Studies), University of Pretoria, South Africa.

My Sessions

Today’s Education – An End in Itself or a Means to an End – African Leadership Academy’s Journey to Creating Future African Change Makers.

Main Auditorium

How do you define good education in today’s world? Is it good grades or life/workplace readiness? How we define it, will determine how we structure education content, its delivery and experience and what we choose to measure. Starting with the end in mind, what kind of world and realities are we preparing our young people […]

Quality Education