Speakers

Mosunmola Umoru

Mosunmola is an Agribusiness entrepreneur and Industry thought leader based in Nigeria. She is extremely passionate about food, farming and the community. Her dream Is

Atti Worku

Born in Ethiopia, Atti Worku is the Founder and CEO of Seeds of Africa, a New York City 501(c)(3) nonprofit that creates holistic education and

Uzo Iweala

Uzodinma Iweala is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and medical doctor. As the CEO of The Africa Center, he is dedicated to promoting a new narrative

HRH Queen Sylvia

Her Royal Highness the Nnabagereka (Queen) Sylvia Nagginda is the wife of the King of Buganda, King Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II. She is a traditional

Lauren Baker

Lauren Baker, PhD,  Director of Programs, has more than 20 years of experience facilitating cross-sectoral research, policy and advocacy for sustainable food systems in non-profit,

Patrick Worms

Patrick Worms, originally educated as a molecular geneticist, represents the world’s premier research institution devoted to the study of the roles of trees in agricultural

Sarah Kayondo

Sarah Kayondo is the Director of Operational Strategy at Educate!. She first heard about Educate! from her son who was studying in one of Educate!’s

Wanjira Mathai

Wanjira Mathai is the Vice President and Regional Director for Africa at WRI. She formerly served as Co-chair of WRI’s Global Restoration Council and a

Peris Nyaboe Bosire

Peris Bosire is the co-founder of FarmDrive, a technology company that applies data science and finance to build software that increases access to meaningful financial

Oswald Jumira

Oswald is an international digital technology professional and business executive with more than 14 years’ experience successfully advancing the growth and adoption of digital technology

Nicole Amarteifio

Nicole Amarteifio is an acclaimed TV/film writer, director, and producer, cited in  The Financial Times “Top 25 Africans to Watch” list, after a successful launch

Kola Masha

Kola is the Managing Director of Babban Gona. Babban Gona is an award winning, high impact, financially sustainable and highly scalable social enterprise, part-owned by

Klaudine Wakasa

Klaudine currently leads the Government of Canada’s Clean Technology work in Africa as part of the Trade Commissioner Service. She is a strategic advisor providing

Dr. Orode Doherty

Dr. Orode Doherty is a US Board-Certified Pediatrician and Public Health Physician and Founder and Medical Director of Ingress Health Partners. Here she is working

Dr Mo Ibrahim

Dr Ibrahim is the Founder and Chair of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation which he established in 2006 to support good governance and exceptional leadership on

Nyimpini Mabunda

Nyimpini is the CEO for GE Southern Africa. He has 20+ years background leading major consumer goods, food franchise and telecoms businesses across Africa and

Yinka Adegoke

Yinka Adegoke is the editor of Quartz Africa, coordinating its news and events in partnership with a team across the continent. In 2018 he was

Naza Alakija

Naza Alakija is a humanitarian, philanthropist and climate action advocate. She believes that climate change is the defining issue of our time and threatens to

Dr. Anita Kemi DaSilva-Ibru

Anita Kemi DaSilva is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynecologist with a medical background that extends to Public Health. She is also Public Health physician and

Dr. Martin Fregene

Dr. Martin Fregene is Director of Agriculture and Agro-Industry at the African Development Bank. He is a plant geneticist with 27 years of experience in