Commitment to Action

Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Women Initiative - Africa

Commitment by

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

In 2008, the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative committed to build upon and strengthen a previous commitment which will dramatically increase the number of underserved women, predominantly in developing and emerging markets, receiving business and management education.
As of April 2011, nearly 1100 women in Africa have completed the 10,000 Women program and in Liberia, 76 women have graduated.

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Commitment

Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Women Initiative - Africa

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

5 years

Estimated Total Value

$30,000,000

Region

Africa

Countries

LIBERIA, NIGERIA, ZAMBIA

Commitment by

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

University of Dar es Salaam, Stanford University, Fundação Dom Cabral, Brazil, Pan-Atlantic University, London Business School, American University in Beirut, University of Oxford, Insead, University of Pennsylvania, Indian School Of Business, American University in Cairo, Thunderbird School Of Global Management, University of Cape Town, South Africa, United States International University, American University Of Afghanistan, Brown University, Instituto de Empresa S.L., Tsinghua University, University of Cambridge, Zhejiang University