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Alumni Webinar with Ann Bernstein

When: Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Where: Off campus
Start time:12:00


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Recovery Strategies – SA and economic recovery: Quo Vadis?

Ann Bernstein (BA 1976, BA Hons 1977) is the founder and executive director of the Centre for Development and Enterprise, South Africa’s leading development think tank which focuses on inclusive economic growth and democratic consolidation.

CDE has published numerous reports on topics including economic growth, jobs, education, skills, land reform, urbanization, cities and the role of business. Bernstein engages regularly with leaders in government, business, civil society and academia. She is a frequent commentator in the media. Her book, The Case for Business in Developing Economies (Penguin 2010) received favourable reviews in South African and international media and won the Sir Anthony Fisher Award 2012, Atlas Research Foundation, Washington DC.

Bernstein has participated in many seminal development initiatives in South Africa and internationally: member of the Transition Team, Board of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (1994 - 2001), fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy, Washington DC (2005), member of the Brenthurst Foundation board (2007-2017), invited faculty member, World Economic Forum, Davos (2008 and 2009), public policy scholar, Woodrow Wilson Centre, Washington DC (2013), invited fellow, Rockefeller Centre, Bellagio (2016). She received the University of Johannesburg’s Ellen Kuzwayo award in 2019.





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