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

Adepeju Jaiyeoba

Brown Button Foundation, Nigeria

Victoria Ibiwoye

One African Child Foundation, Nigeria

Nkem Okocha

Founder – Mama Moni, Nigeria

Rita Ezenwa

Street Project Foundation, Nigeria

Josephine Nzerem

​​​Ashoka Africa, Nigeria

Olalekan Ayodele Sipas

Protect Ozone Sustaianble Livelihood Initiative

Peter Adeeko

​​Founder, Soulace Africa, Nigeria

Amb. Sola Bunmi

Go Green Africa Initiative, Nigeria

Aduragbemi Fasakin

​​Advic Farms, Nigeria

Pastor Wale Akinyanmi

Accent Teens Preneurship Center, Nigeria

Benjamin D. Yeagar Sr

Model Leadership & Consultancy, Liberia

Wasswa A. Paul

Manywa Initiative for Children, Uganda

Ms. Monicah Kaguithia

Entito Africa Initiative, Kenya

Noeline Kirabo

Director of Kyusa, Uganda

Meelan Thondo

Director, Anthropulse Limited, Barcelona

African Farmer Afioluwa Mogaji

X-Ray Farms Consulting, Nigeria

Dr Kayode Femi

Co-Founder, VETSARK, Nigeria

Gumbo Majubwa

Director, Ambakofi Organisation. Tanzania

Mrs Olutosin Oladosu-Adebowale

Star of Hope Trnasformation Centre, Nigeria

Tayo Ajayi

HIVE Initiative, Nigeria

Tony Joy

Durian Craft Village, Nigeria

Tony Joy

Durian Craft Village, Nigeria

Olumide Adeleye

Twim Art Institute, Nigeria

Joy Abraham

Center For Earth Works, Nigeria

Mr Kunle Adewale

Tender Arts, Nigeria

Sandra Ajaja

Fempower Initiative Africa. Nigeria

Nana Adjoa A. Sifa

Initiator, Guzakuza, Ghana

AGENDA

Next Leader's Africa Summit 11-13 April 2019

Venue

Afe Babalola Hall,
University of Lagos,
Nigeria

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.

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

CONTACT

NELIS Africa (Next Leaders' Initiative for Sustainability)

Phone: +234 8067551755

Email: nelisnigeria@gmail.com

COUNTRIES REPRESENTED IN THE SUMMIT