2022 Speakers

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Tsitsi Masiyiwa
Executive Chair & Co-Founder of Higherlife Foundation
Pauline Wanja
Pauline Wanja
CEO, Future First Kenya
Graca Machel
H.E Graça Machel
Founder, The Graça Machel Trust and The Foundation for Community Development
Professor Senait Fisseha
Prof Senait Fisseha
Director of Global Programs, Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation
Adebola Williams
Adebola Williams
Chairman, AW Network, and Co-founder, RED | For Africa
Alice Nkulikiyinka
Alice Nkulikiyinka
Country Director, Business Professionals Network & Board Member, Rwanda Development Board
Prof. Agnes Binagwaho
Prof. Agnes Binagwaho
Vice Chancellor & co-founder, University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)
Kemi DaSilva-Ibru
Anita Kemi DaSilva-Ibru MD, MPH
Founder, Women at Risk International Foundation (WARIF)
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Arese Ugwu
Author & Producer, The Smart Money Woman
Atti Worku
Atti Worku
co-CEO, African Visionary Fund
Moyo
Bhekinkosi Moyo
Director, Centre on African Philanthropy and Social Investment (CAPSI)
Grace Machel
Clare Akamanzi
CEO, Rwanda Development Board & Cabinet Member
Claudia Ukonu
Claudia Ukonu
Community Engagement Lead, Growth & Partnerships, UpLink at the World Economic Forum
Doreen Ndishabandi
Doreen Ndishabandi
Rwanda Chief of Staff & Director of Government Relations, One Acre Fund
Dorothy Nyambi
Dr. Dorothy Nyambi
President and CEO, Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA)
Elisa Desbordes-Cissé
Elisa Desbordes-Cissé
Chief Operating Officer, Ecobank Foundation
Emery Rubagenga 1
Emery Rubagenga
CEO, Ishango Investments Ltd
Gbenga-Oyebode
Gbenga Oyebode
Founder & Chairman, Aluko & Oyebode
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HRH Queen Sylvia
Founder, Nnabagereka Development Foundation
Ifeoma I. Idigbe
Ifeoma I. Idigbe
Founder & Executive Vice Chairman, boys to MEN Foundation
Isabelle Masozera
Isabelle Masozera
Founder, Masozera Africa
Jacqueline Asiimwe
Jacqueline Asiimwe
Founder and CEO, CivSource Africa
Jackie Odhiambo
Jackie Odhiambo
Founder and Executive Director, Nyanam Widows Rising
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Lea Kilenga Masamo
CEO, Africa Sickle Cell Organization
Leila Davids
Leila Davids
Strategic Philanthropy Advisor for Africa, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Linda Kamau
Linda Kamau
Executive Director, AkiraChix
Lydie Hakizimana
Lydie Hakizimana
Chief Executive Officer, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS)
Nadia Kist
Nadia Kist
Director of Africa Partnerships, Blood:Water
Nancy Mulee Ngao 1
Nancy Mulee Ngao
Assistant Manager, Government Affairs, Policy & Advocacy, Sanergy
Nhlanhla Mjoli
Nhlanhla Mjoli-Mncube
Managing Director, Mjoli Development Company & Eziko Investments
Ntefeleng Nene
Ntefeleng Nene
Partner, The Bridgespan Group
Nyimpini Mabunda
Nyimpini Mabunda
CEO, General Electric Southern Africa
Olivia Leland
Olivia Leland
Founder and CEO, Co-Impact
Omolola Adele-Oso
Omolola Adele-Oso
Founder, Diaspora RiseUp
Osayi Alile
Osayi Alile
CEO, Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation
Tshireletso Yvonne Diogo 1
Tshireletso Yvonne Diogo,
Country Director, MTV Staying Alive Foundation
Otto Orondaam
Otto Orondaam
Founder, Slum2School Africa
Rashida Petersen
Rashida Petersen
CEO and Founder, 1847 Philanthropic
Simi Nwogugu
Simi Nwogugu
CEO, Junior Achievement Africa (JA Africa)
Swithin Munyantwali
Swithin Munyantwali
Vice Chairman & Co-Founder, International Law Institute African Centre for Legal Excellence (ILI-ACLE)
Theo Sowa
Theo Sowa
Co-Chair, The Equality Fund
Uche Pedro
Uche Pedro
Founder, BellaNaija
Vongai Nyahunzvi
Vongai Nyahunzvi
Head of Africa and Chief Network Officer, Teach For All
Wendo Aszed
Wendo Aszed
Executive Director, Dandelion Africa
Z. J. Jallah
Z. J. Jallah
Starling Regional Director - USA/Canada, Giving Tuesday
Umunyana Rugege 1
Umunyana Rugege
Executive Director, SECTION27
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