Video Interview: Thione Niang

Thione Niang, Co-founder and Managing Partner of AKON Lighting Africa, sat down with our Partnerships Editor, Katherine Townsend for a conversation during his visit as a speaker at the 2019 MIT Africa Innovate Conference. In addition to his work with AKON Lighting Africa, Thione created the Give 1 Project, which promotes leadership and entrepreneurship through women empowerment and global leadership programs in its its incubation centers in over 30 countries. Watch the video interview below.



Listen to the audio of this interview on our Soundcloud below