Warwick Africa Summit
Saturday 02 March 2024,
- Sunday 03 March 2024, 6.00PM
Launched in 2017, Warwick Africa Summit stands as one of the UK’s top collegiate societies for African development. Welcoming all, the summit is an annual student-led interdisciplinary conference focused on the future of the continent. Whether you are interested in African culture, a descendant of the region, or a curious mind Warwick Africa Summit offers a medium to drive collaboration, educate, and stimulate change by connecting African leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs to a global talent pool of individuals.
This year our theme is “Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu” translating to "I am because you are" in Zulu. Highlighting the essence of partnership and collaboration, our theme calls for equity, peace, and harmony, acknowledging the sanctity of every life regardless of ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.
WAS guarantees a platform for discovering the different types of development in Africa, network expansion with future leaders, and open discussion for Africa’s current issues.
So far we’ve announced the following speakers for our 2024 lineup:
Her Excellency Dr Fatima Maada Bio - First Lady of the Republic of Sierra Leone
Kiiru Muhoya - Co-Founder and CEO of Fingo Africa
Lydia Zigomo - Regional Director for UNFPA East and Southern Africa
Anne Aliker - Group Head: CIB Client Coverage at Standard Bank
Tunde Onakoya - Founder & Convener of 'Chess in Slums Africa'
Adaora Oramah - CEO and Founder of AMAKA Studio (AMAKA)
Rosalind Kainyah MBE - Sustainability Advisor and Speaker
Amina Zakhnouf - Investment Officer and Co-founder At Je m'engage pour l'Afrique
Marie-Noelle Nwokolo - Policy Strategist & Researcher at The Brenthurst Foundation
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Regardless of if you’re a first-year university student or a seasoned professional there is something for everyone at this summit. Get excited for a non-stop weekend of panels, break-out sessions, cultural exchanges, themed lunches and much more.
We look forward to welcoming you!
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