In this interesting conference, Dr. Raúl Figueroa, a Puerto Rican engineer graduated from the Mayaguez Campus of the University of Puerto Rico and a Ph.D. in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, will talk about business opportunities and professional exchange with the African continent. .
Dr. Figueroa has been working in Africa for 14 years and developing companies on the east coast of that continent. In this talk he talks about the economic and social potential of this continent, with concrete examples of interest for all those who want to learn where the world is moving.
His project management company Questworks opened in 2012 with 4 partners. Four years later Questworks has diversified and now has 7 subsidiaries, 110 employees, a portfolio of prestigious projects and an enviable prestige in the local African industry, established in Kenya and Uganda.
Dr. Figueroa is CEO of Questworks, Professor at Strathmore Business School, Founding Dean for the School of Engineering at Strathmore University. Dr. Figueroa travels frequently invited to offer lectures to professionals and academics in Africa, the East, Europe, the United States and China.
Dr. Figueroa is currently promoting business development between Puerto Rico and Africa, something that is a high priority for our Island. Kwakazi is the name of the bridge company that Questworks has started. Kwakazi means “working” in Swahili, the lingua franca of Kenya. Kwakazi is an expansion service provider to make the expansion of Boricuas companies to Africa and of African companies to America more easily, using Puerto Rico as a center of operations. Puerto Rico is an excellent center of expansion for African companies that want to go later to the United States or Latin America.
Don’t miss this opportunity. Come to this conference so you can find out about the new horizons that await you.
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