Dennis Hanno

Founder and President

Dennis is the President of Wheaton College in Norton, Massachusetts. IDEA4Africa is an extension of the work Dennis has been engaged in for almost two decades educating, mentoring and incubating young entrepreneurs who are solving problems and ultimately changing the country’s economy. Since 2000, hundreds of college and university students, alumni, staff and professors have traveled with Dennis to Sub-Saharan Africa to teach entrepreneurship to high school students, community members, and small business owners.

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Sarah Boorstyn Schwartz

Chief Operating Officer

Sarah came to IDEA4Africa after volunteering for several years to teach entrepreneurship and leadership skills in Rwanda with Dennis as part of the Babson Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy. In 2015/2016, she had the opportunity to lead Babson undergraduate and graduate students, along with alumni and staff, to Tanzania to teach entrepreneurial skills to high school students and their teachers.

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Pamela Munyana

Country Director

Pamela was born and raised in Rwanda where she attended high school, studying Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology. After high school, she received a scholarship to pursue her college studies in the US at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She received her bachelor’s degree from Concordia in 2015 with a double major in Global Development studies and Communication.

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