Tepper School of Business at CMU | Groups




To increase interest in Africa by disseminating knowledge on the business landscape, policy initiatives, economic development, and cultural activities across the continent.


The African Business Collective (ABC) is a cross-functional forum for all students interested in learning more about Africa and contributing to the dialog on economic development, market potential, entrepreneurship and business on the African continent.  Through on- and off-campus events, speaker series, and Treks to African countries including company visits with partners, ABC strives to develop its members professionally as well as support them by providing opportunities and resources to take their MBA experience and expertise beyond the US.


  • Increase awareness of entrepreneurial and other opportunities across different industries in Africa
  • Contribute to the professional and personal growth of our members
  • Increase collaboration with other organizations, as appropriate, campus-wide and in the Pittsburgh community at-large.
  • Promote African Culture through Arts & Entertainment



  •  ABC President and Vice President interviewed by reporter for Pittsburgh Post Gazette (http://www.post-gazette.com/) -  April 13, 2015
  • ABC to be featured in "Spotlight on Diversity" event during Alumni Weekend - April 17, 2015
  • ABC to participate in Tepper School's Welcome Weekend Club Expo - April 24-25, 2015 (Tepper Admissions Office: http://tepper.cmu.edu/prospective-students/masters/mba/admissions)