Ozwald Boateng, fashion designer and co-founder of Made in Africa Foundation, speaking at the African Development Bank's (AfDB) annual general meeting, on May 29, in Marrakech, Morocco.
Boateng curated a fashion show featuring designers from Africa and its diaspora during the AfDB summit. The event was attended by 400 leaders of the world's banking and investment community.
Ozwald Boateng co-founded the Made in Africa Foundation with Kola Aluko (L), to help fund large-scale infrastructure projects on the continent. They are pictured here with Donald Kaberuka, President of the African Development Bank and the first recipient of the Made in Africa Special Recognition Award.
Ozwald Boateng with Made in Africa Foundation supporters at a fund-raising lunch during the AfDB's annual summit. Guests included Chris Cleverly (CEO of MIAF), actor Isaiah Washington, Made in Africa co-founder Kola Aluko, Anne Welsh (Obasanjo Foundation), and actor and MC Mos Def.
Title: Ozwald Boateng: New wind of change is blowing through Africa