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

3:35 PM – Big Picture Insights (Video)

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

Okendo Lewis-Gayle
Okendo Lewis-Gayle
Founding Partner, Harambeans Prosperity Fund
Cheikh Oumar Seydi
Cheikh Oumar Seydi
Director, Africa, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Anthony Farr
Anthony Farr
CEO, Allan & Gill Gray Philanthropy Africa
Kim Starkey
Kim Starkey
CEO, King Philanthropies
Michelle Kagari
Michelle Kagari
Global Director for Government Relations and Policy, One Acre Fund
Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi
Mavis Owusu-Gyamfi
Executive Vice President, ACET
Ify Umunna
Ify Umunna
Program Lead, Nourishing Africa
Assia Sidibe
Assia Sidibe
Director, UNITLIFE Secretariat