Garang Akau: from Sudanese ‘Lost Boy’ to Entrepreneur

Watch Garang Akau speak about his remarkable journey from Sudanese “Lost Boy” to Stanford graduate and successful entrepreneur.


Garang and his business partner, Darius Golkar, have developed a social venture called New Scholars, a business incubator for entrepreneurial Sudanese with the aim of helping them to help themselves climb out of poverty and contribute to African innovation.

Want to find out more? Visit New Scholars.

Fast Company also has a great article about Garang and Golkar’s “Entrepreneurial Safari” – a mentor scheme for New Scholars whereby visiting entrepreneurs provide support and advice to emerging young African innovators.

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