Celebrating MEDA@70: A Glimpse into Convention Highlights 

MEDA's President and CEO, Dr. Dorothy Nyambi at MEDA Convention 2022

Join us as we embark on a journey through time and innovation, celebrating 70 Years of Investing in Entrepreneurs at this year’s MEDA Convention. This celebration is more than just a commemoration of our past; it’s a bridge that connects our legacy to the path we’re forging toward a future of impact and change.  

The Exclusive Opportunity

As we celebrate 70 years of dedicated work in fostering sustainable economic growth through the empowerment of entrepreneurs, we invite you to join us for a sneak peek into the heart of our Convention. This blog post offers just a taste of what awaits you, and we assure you, that the full experience is even more enriching. We hope you are just as excited as we are – register today to ensure your attendance at these exciting events! 

Seminar Spotlight

Economic Development – Leveraging Philanthropic Capital into Enterprises Owned and Managed by the Youth and Women in Africa 

Imagine being at the forefront of change, witnessing the impact of innovative investment strategies in Africa. This seminar will take you on a journey into the heart of entrepreneurship, where young talents and women are empowered to turn their dreams into thriving businesses. By attending, you’ll gain insights into the transformative power of purposeful capital and how it can create lasting change. It’s an opportunity to network with visionaries and change-makers who share your passion for driving economic growth.  

Click here to view our entire seminar list! 

Session Spotlight

Evening Plenary Session – Celebrating MEDA@70: Cultivating Dreams, Empowering Communities 

The evening plenary session promises to be a highlight of the Convention. Hosted by Robert and Lisa Shuh of Shuh Orchards, this exclusive gathering offers a unique chance to connect with the very essence of MEDA. As we honor our 70-year journey, you’ll have the privilege of hearing from a panel of special guests, including former MEDA staff, clients, and partners. Their stories and insights will inspire you, and you’ll gain a deeper understanding of our shared history. This isn’t just an event; it’s a celebration of our collective mission and vision. 

Click here to view our entire plenary session list! 

Your Exclusive Journey Awaits

This sneak peek into Convention highlights is just the beginning. The full Convention experience promises engaging discussions, immersive learning, and inspiring moments that you won’t find anywhere else. It’s a gathering of like-minded individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact on the world. 

So, why attend these sessions and seminars at Convention? Because it’s a chance to be part of something bigger, something impactful. It’s an exclusive opportunity to connect with thought leaders, change-makers, and fellow enthusiasts who share your commitment to entrepreneurship and sustainable economic growth. It’s a moment to celebrate our past, amplify our present, and sow the seeds for a brighter future. 

Don’t miss out on this exclusive journey. Register for the MEDA Convention and be part of history in the making. Together, we’ll shape the future of entrepreneurship and impact. We look forward to welcoming you to this extraordinary celebration! 



  • MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates)

    MEDA is an international economic development organization that creates business solutions to poverty. We work in agri-food market systems, focusing primarily on women and youth in rural communities in the Global South. Our success is measured by income, improved processes, increased knowledge, and the creation of decent work.

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