Africa Dialogues names speakers for June 3 event

TEDxAccra, organisers of the largest TEDx event in Ghana has announced 18 speakers slated for its brand new thought-leadership event, “Africa Dialogues” to be held on Saturday the 3rd of June 2017...


TEDxAccra, organisers of the largest TEDx event in Ghana has announced 18 speakers slated for its brand new thought-leadership event, “Africa Dialogues” to be held on Saturday the 3rd of June 2017.

Themed ‘Dreams We Dare Not’, the 2017 inaugural Africa Dialogues conference will feature powerful and change-making Africans drawn from diverse backgrounds who will speak on issues relevant to Africa’s achievement of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and Africa Union’s Agenda 2063; on governance and human rights, education, youth unemployment, infrastructure, public health, gender, income inequality, African economies, and urban development.

The line-up includes policy makers, innovative business leaders, accomplished academics, civil society leaders and distinguished individuals from Africa, to dialogue on Africa's future.

On the uniqueness of the event, Cynthia Ofori-Dwumfuo, Head of Communications and External Relations for Africa Dialogues said, “June 3rd presents an exclusive gathering of Africans raising awareness about the challenges facing Africa by highlighting innovative thinking and promoting those working to positively impact Africa. Africa Dialogues converges under impactful thought-leadership and our speakers will reveal insights on their distinctive “African accomplishments”.

Africa Dialogues’ inaugural batch of speakers include: Anthonia Amuzie, of Happy People Project; entrepreneur, writer and humanitarian, Mo Issa; Constance Swaniker, renowned Ghanaian Sculptor, Emmanuel Awumee, Car Care Consultant and CEO of SESIL Consult Limited; Anthropologist, Sarah Begum; Dr. Paul Djane-Aidoo, a clinician; MamiSerwaa Amoakohene, CEO of 3Ps; Alipt Sanam Hari, Sports Psychologist; Aisha Addo, Founder of Power to Girls Foundation; Josephine Marie Godwyll, Founder of World at Heart Ghana; Dziffa Akua Ametam, founder of Dziffa.com; Ayesha Bedwei, Tax Consultant; Cecil Senna Nutakor, CEO of Equinox Intercom ltd; Prosper Tornyi, Founder of Prowrites Foundation; Godwin Mawunyo Addo, CEO of Gradsoft Technologies Ghana; artist and entrepreneur, Sarkodie; Freda Obeng Ampofo, Regional Program Specialist for USAID West Africa; Lesibane, Creative Director; Ekow Mensah, CEO of The African Network of Entrepreneurs; Solomon Narh, Singer, songwriter and performer; Philip Oti Mensah, Managing Director, OmniBank, Kwame A.A Opoku and Barimah Amoaning Samuel, Radio Presenter and Celebrity Blogger and Portia Mamavi Selenu Goh, A young journalist, blogger and Social media enthusiast.

Ms. Ofori-Dwumfuo said the event, will be held at the Accra International Conference Center from 9 am to 3 pm on Saturday, June 3rd.

Tickets for the Africa are available via www.africadialogues.com or 0277920152. Highlights of the night will include performances by Sarkodie, McKingtorch, Prince & Nyansa “The Bespoke Poets”, Phrimpong and Solomon Narh.

ABOUT AFRICA DIALOGUES

Africa Dialogues is an Africa thought- leadership platform that focuses on broad-ranging discussions on governance and human rights, education, youth unemployment, infrastructure, public health, gender and income inequality, Africa's economies and urban development towards helping our continent attain AGENDA 2063 and SDGs 2030.

The platform brings together policy makers, innovative business leaders, accomplished academics, leaders of civil society organizations and other distinguished individuals to foster productive dialogue about Africa's future in attaining AGENDA 2063 and SDG 2063.

The platform endeavors to move beyond raising awareness about the challenges facing Africa by highlighting innovative thinking and promoting those who are working to effect real change in Africa.

We hope the conference attendees will leave with a sense of excitement and purpose regarding the continent and its role in the world.

Source: Ghana/ClassFMonline.com/91.3FM



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