NEXT LEADERS'

AFRICA SUMMIT 2019

11-13 April 2019 / Lagos Nigeria

Connecting for change

Transforming Africa for Better

WHAT

As Africa experiences terrific challenges such as rapid urbanization, double disease burden and increasing youth unemployment, a new breed of social entrepreneurs are rising to action.

 

Their mandate is to address complex social, economic and environmental issues using creative and sustainable approaches. Social entrepreneurship is one of the avenues enabling a vision for a brighter future. The Summit will gather African social entrepreneurs and key stakeholders.

 

There will be inspiring exchanges on the latest of social entrepreneurship trends, a mapping of projects and opportunities across different countries, networking events for fueling collaboration and a skills-building workshop on how to scale-up positive social change on the continent.

WHY ATTEND?

1. Learn about best practices and be inspired by success stories on social entrepreneurship projects across Africa

 

2. Discuss the challenges faced in your existing projects by comparing case studies

 

3. Join parallel networking and/or B2B meetings to consider collaboration opportunities

 

4. Brainstorm on how to make local projects more impactful and fundable

 

5. Apply/ discuss mentoring opportunities in the field of social entrepreneurship after the summit

 

6. Take the opportunity to promote your brand or corporate organization to larger audience in the field of SE/Corporate Social Responsibility.

SPEAKERS

          Brown Button Foundation, Nigeria

Adepeja Jaiyeoba

         Street Project Foundation, Nigeria

Rita Ezenwa

           ​​Founder, Soulace Africa, Nigeria

Peter Adeeko

   ​Accent Teens Preneurship Center, Nigeria

Pastor Wale Akinyanmi

               Entito Africa Initiative, Kenya

Ms. Monicah Kaguithia

   ​Director, Ambakofi Organisation. Tanzania

Gumbo Majubwa

  Star of Hope Trnasformation Centre, Nigeria

Mrs Olutosin Oladosu-Adebowale

                  Twim Art Institute, Nigeria

Olumide Adeleye

         Fempower Initiative Africa. Nigeria

Sandra Ajaja

​​​  One African Child Foundation, Nigeria

Victoria Ibiwoye

​​​Ashoka Africa, Nigeria

Josephine Nzerem

​​     Go Green Africa Initiative, Nigeria

Amb. Sola Bunmi

Model Leadership & Consultancy, Liberia

Benjamin D. Yeagar Sr

​          Director of Kyusa, Uganda

Noeline Kirabo

​     X-Ray Farms Consulting, Nigeria

African Farmer Afioluwa Mogaji

​             HIVE Initiative, Nigeria

Tayo Ajayi

​       Center For Earth Works, Nigeria

Joy Abraham

​              Initiator, Guzakuza, Ghana

Nana Adjoa A. Sifa

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​​             Founder – Mama Moni, Nigeria

Nkem Okocha

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Protect Ozone Sustaianble Livelihood Initiative 

Olalekan Ayodele Sipasi

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​​Advic Farms, Nigeria

Aduragbemi Fasakin

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      Manywa Initiative for Children, Uganda

Wasswa A. Paul

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​     Director, Anthropulse Limited, Barcelona

Meelan Thondo

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​              Co-Founder, VETSARK, Nigeria

Dr Kayode Femi

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​                 Durian Craft Village, Nigeria

Tony Joy

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​                      Tender Arts, Nigeria

 Mr Kunle Adewale

AGENDA

Next Leader's Africa Summit     11-13 April 2019  

DAY 1

(Thursday April 11, 2019): 9am-5pm

 

  - Welcome address from NELIS*

  - Keynote addresses

  - Plenary sessions (3 per day)

  - Sustainability Talks**(3 per day)

 

**8 minutes Tedx style speech around social innovations given by social entrepreneurs and key actors

 

 

 

DAY 2

(Friday April 12, 2019) : 9am-5pm

 

  - Keynote addresses

  - Plenary sessions

  - Sustainability Talks

  - Closing session: ‘Creating our Shared Future’: African Songs by (composed &   performed by NELIS Team Africa)

 

 

CLOSED SESSIONS

(Saturday, April 13, 2019)

 

Brainstorming with all African leaders who aim to inaugurate new chapters in their own country.

 

 

Venue

Afe Babalola Hall, University of Lagos, Nigeria

Target

Young social entrepreneurs

 

Policymakers

 

Educational institutions

 

Young aspiring social entrepreneurs

 

CSR Departments & Agencies

 

Donor Agencies

 

Others who are keen about Africa’s genuine development

 

FBOs + CBOs 

CONTACT

 NELIS Africa (Next Leaders' Initiative for Sustainability)

Phone: +234 8067551755

Email: nelisnigeria@gmail.com

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED

IN THE SUMMIT