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Kumi serves as Professor of Practice at the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University. He is also a Visiting Fellow: at University of Oxford and an Honorary Fellow at Magdalen College.

Kumi has been awarded Honorary Doctorates by:

  • University of Johannesburg in 2019

  • Durban University of Technology in 2017

  • Nelson Mandela University in 2012

  • The James Lawson Award for peaceful activism in (2014)

  • Kumi was selected as one of the 21 ICONS South Africa: Honouring the legacy of Nelson Mandela (2013)

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