Sangu Delle is an Entrepreneur, Author, Clean Water Activist, Soros Fellow and TEDGlobal Fellow.
Sangu is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Golden Palm Investments Corporation ("GPI"); an investment holding and advisory company focused on building world class companies in Africa. GPI operates companies in high growth industries and funds promising start-ups that can have social impact and generate jobs. GPI has backed startups such as Andela, mPharma and Flutterwave.
Sangu is the co-founder of cleanacwa, which is a nonprofit working in underdeveloped communities in Ghana to make sure that water and sanitation, basic human rights, are provided.
Sangu is a Trustee of the Peddie School, an Advisory Board member of Harvard University's Center for African Studies, an Elected Director of Harvard University's Alumni Association and a member of the West Africa Advisory Group for the Rhodes Scholarship at Oxford University.
Sangu graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Highest Honors) in African Studies and Economics from Harvard College, a Doctor of Law from Harvard Law School, and a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
Golden Palm Investments (GPI) is an investment holding and advisory company focused on high growth and impact industry sectors in Africa.
Cleanacwa is currently working to bring clean water and sanitation to over 200,000 people in 160 villages in Nandom in the Upper West Region, and Ayensuano and Suhum in the Eastern Region in Ghana
Stawi is an international award winning food-processing company that produces nutritious flour and fortified cereals.
mPharma is developing an integrated drug monitoring system that connects hospitals, patients, and pharmacies to cloud-based software.
Building on Harvard University’s longstanding scholarship and education on Africa, the Center for African Studies fosters the creation and dissemination of knowledge about Africa and African perspectives, across the University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Professional Schools.
The mission of the African Technology Foundation is to globalize African technologies by providing access to resources that effectively address and manage the most pressing technological challenges on the continent.
The West Africa Advisory Group leads efforts of outreach, local guidance, fundraising and implementation of the Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa
The purpose of the HAA as stated in its Constitution is to promote the welfare of Harvard University and to establish a mutually beneficial relationship between Harvard University and its alumni. The HAA helps alumni connect with the University and with fellow graduates through a wealth of Club activities, continuing education programs, online services, and alumni events around the world.
Guided by the confidence of our motto, “We Finish Our Labors to Begin Them Anew,” Peddie School is committed to the intellectual, social, and moral growth of each of our students. In this boarding school environment we not only prepare our students for the rigors and rewards of college, but also inspire each to strive for the highest quality of citizenship.
“Top 30 Most Promising Entrepreneurs in Africa in 2014″ – FORBES
"Young African Committed to Excellence (YACE) Award"
"Institut Choiseul 100 Africa 2015: Economic Leaders for Tomorrow"
“One of Africa’s Rising Star – outstanding individuals and power brokers who are changing the financial, investment and business landscape in Africa”
"Young Person Of The Year"
"2015 Social Innovation Leadership Award "
"Time/Bentley Tomorrow25 future leaders award"
“Top 30 Most Promising Entrepreneurs in Africa in 2015″ – FORBES
Finalist, Africa CEO Forum "Young CEO of the Year"
The TED Fellows program is a global network of 300 innovators and trailblazers from a spectrum of disciplines.
The Global Shapers Community is a network of Hubs developed and led by young people who are exceptional in their potential, their achievement and their drive to make a contribution to their communities.
The Social Impact Fellowship leverages GLG’s learning platform to help top social sector professionals answer critical strategic and organizational questions, at no cost. Through the Fellowship, ambitious, innovative, and visionary nonprofit and social enterprise leaders learn in tailored interactions with experts across GLG’s membership and with each other.
PDS Fellowships provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished individuals to achieve leadership in their chosen fields.
African Leadership Network (ALN) is a membership community of the most dynamic and influential new-generation leaders in Africa.
Celebration of Scholarships, Harvard University, Cambridge - April 7, 2017
National JD/MBA Event, New York - April 15, 2017
Peddie School Trustee Meeting, Hightstown - May 12 - 13, 2017
Rhodes Scholarship West Africa Advisory Group Meeting, Lagos - May 18, 2017
Launch of Harvard University Center for African Studies Africa Office, Johannesburg - May 31st, 2017
Advisory Board Meeting, Harvard University Center for African Studies, Johannesburg - June 1, 2017
Guest Lecture on Social Entrepreneurship, Ashesi University, Berekesu - Mar 24, 2017
Keynote Speech, Ghana @ 60, Cornell University - Mar 6, 2017
Rhodes Scholarship West Africa Advisory Group Meeting, Oxford - Mar 2, 2017
Famous Famiglia / Cleanacwa Partnership Launch, New York - Feb 25, 2017
Council on Foreign Relations Prof Gates Jr. Screening, New York - Feb 22, 2017
Peddie School Trustee Meeting, Hightstown - Feb 17 - 18, 2017
Speaker, TEDLagos, Lagos - Feb 11, 2017
Guest Lecture, Harvard College, Cambridge - Jan 31, 2017
Stawi Board Meeting, Nairobi - Jan 26, 2017
Harvard Business School Dean Visit, Lagos - Jan 13-14, 2017
TEDWomen, San Francisco, October 26 - 28 2016
TEDWomen, San Francisco, October 26 - 28 2016
Keynote Speaker, FundForum Africa, London, September 14 - 16 2016
TED Summit, Banff Canada, June 24-30 2016
Speaker, Global Entrepreneurship Summit, June 21-24 2016
TED Summit, Banff Canada, June 24-30 2016
peaker, Global Entrepreneurship Summit, June 21-24 2016
mPharma Global Summit, Accra, June 9-13 2016
Institut Choiseul Africa 100, Paris, June 1 - 3 2016
World Economic Forum Africa, Kigali, May 11-13 2016
Africa Philanthropy Forum, Kigali, May 10 2016
Cross MBA Africa Clubs Retreat, Miami, May 6-8 2016
GLG Social Impact Fellow Spring Event, New York, May 5 2016
Speaker, London School of Economics Africa Summit, London - April 22-23, 2016
Host, Cleanacwa 2nd Annual Walk for Water, Accra - March 19, 2016
Chairman, Commissioning of Water Projects in 5 Communities in Ghana - March 15, 2016
Speaker, Harvard Social Enterprise Conference, Cambridge MA - March 6, 2016
Moderator & Speaker, Harvard African Development Conference, Cambridge, MA - March 4-5, 2016
Inaugural Keynote Speaker, African Development Group, Columbia University, New York, NY - March 3, 2016
Speaker, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA - February 18, 2016
Speaker, Camden Conference, Maine - February 19-21, 2016
Speaker, TEDxOxford, Oxford, UK - February 28, 2016
WPP Stream Africa, Capetown - December 9-12, 2015
Keynote Speaker, Celebrating Young Rwandan Achievers Awards, Kigali, December 11th 2015
Africa Social Innovation Leadership Awards, Mauritius - December 9, 2015
Institut Choiseul 100 Africa Award Ceremony, Marrakesh - November 26-27, 2015
Keynote Speaker, UBC Africa Business Forum, Vancouver – November 21-22, 2015
Host, Cleanacwa Innovation in Sanitation Prize, Accra - November 19, 2015
Speaker, Africa Global Business Forum, Dubai – November 17-18, 2015
Judge, Anzisha Awards, Johannesburg - November 16, 2015
PBS Tavis Smiley Show, Los Angeles - November 9, 2015
Peddie Leadership Council, NJ - November 5-6, 2015
Speaker, 11th World Islamic Economic Forum, Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia - November 2-4, 2015
Speaker, African Philanthropy Forum (APF) Conference, Kigali – October 26-27, 2015
GLG Social Impact Fellowship, New York, NY - October 19 - 21, 2015
Speaker, 21st Century Fox Company Leadership Off-Site, Palm Springs - October 15th, 2015
Speaker, State Street Speaker Series, Boston - October 12, 2015
World Economic Forum Global Shapers “Shape Europe,” Vilnius – October 1-4, 2015
World Economic Forum Global Shapers “Shape Africa – Investing in Africa,” Rabat – September 17-19, 2015
TED Conference, California – August 26-31, 2015
Guest Speaker, Boston Children's Hospital Global Health Seminar, MA - August 3, 2015
2015 Mandela Washington Fellows Reception, Washington D.C. – August 2, 2015
Judge, US Africa Development Foundation YALI Entrepreneurship Awards,, Washington D.C. – August 2, 2015
Speaker, Hello Tomorrow Conference, Paris - June 25 - 26, 2015
Keynote Speaker, Standard Bank PBB Global Conference, Johannesburg - June 1, 2015
Speaker, University of Oxford Africa Conference 2015, UK - May 22-23, 2015
Guest Speaker at Georgia Tech University, GA - March 28, 2015
Guest Speaker, Adams House SCR, Harvard University, MA - March 11, 2015
Ghana's 58th Independence Golden Gala, DC - March 7, 2015
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