2020 APF
Conference

October 28 - 30, 2020

Theme

Driving
A Decade of Change

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As the world experiences a convergence and amplification of crises

Africa is simultaneously facing an economic, health, climate, and social inequity crises. There is no better time to bring together a community of changemakers to drive discussions geared towards leveraging philanthropy for greater good.

The APF 2020
Virtual Conference

Themed Driving a Decade of Change will be held from October 28 – 30. It is designed to move us from thought to action as philanthropists, social investors, private and family foundations, as well as corporates converge to re-strategize and redefine solutions for Africa’s most pressing issues.

CONNECT • LEARN • COLLABORATE

Connect with like-minded philanthropists in Africa and across the globe

Learn and Share best philanthropic strategies to deepen and strengthen homegrown philanthropy

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Collaborate to amplify the impact of your philanthropic endeavors

Conference  Schedule

Day 1

Time is shown in West African Time Zone

1:00 PM – Opening

1:25 PM – Opening Fireside Chat

Plenary
1:55 PM – Resetting Africa: Seizing Opportunities in a Pandemic

3:05 PM –  Speed Networking

Breakout Sessions (running concurrently)
3:45 PM – Preparing for the 4th Industrial Revolution

3:45 PM – Looking Inwards: Investing in Medical Research to Drive Local Solutions to Endemic Diseases

3:45 PM – Lessons from the Pandemic: How Public, Private Partnerships Worked for Impact

Closed Session (running concurrently with breakout sessions)
3:45 PM – Advancing Systems Change in Africa through Philanthropy

Conference  Speakers

Lauren Baker
Lauren Baker
Director of Programs, Global Alliance
Patrick Worms
Patrick Worms
Senior Science Policy Advisor, CIFOR-ICRAF
Sarah Kayondo
Sarah Kayondo
Director of Operational Strategy, Educate!
Wanjira Mathai
Wanjira Mathai
Vice President and Regional Director for Africa, World Resources Institute (WRI)
Peris Nyaboe Bosire
Peris Nyaboe Bosire
Co-Founder & CEO, FarmDrive
Oswald Jumira
Oswald Jumira
Group Head of Innovation Partnerships, Liquid Telecommunications Group
Nicole Amarteifio
Nicole Amarteifio
Creator of African City
Kola Masha
Kola Masha
Managing Director, Babban Gona