Yale SOM International Experience
   South Africa & Namibia 2008

In 2008, Professor Mobarak and Professor Vroom led students to Namibia and South Africa.  In Namibia students attended several meetings with leaders in a variety of business sectors.  Highlights of the trip included meeting with the CFO of NamDeb – the Government of Namibia and DeBeers joint venture in diamond mining, a trip through the Namib desert with the Deputy Minister for Tourism and the Environment, the Fisheries Ministry in Walvis Bay, visiting the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and a few Johannesburg townships.  The South Africa portion of the trip included several corporate visits to banks, an Information Technology company, and the African Leadership Academy.