$85 – $1,200

2019 Leadership Africa Summit

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University of Nebraska Omaha - Strauss Performing Art Center

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The Leadership Africa Summit is an inspiring networking, learning, and professional development event. It seeks to inform and empower not only young professional Africans, but also attendees who want to learn about cultural and multicultural diversity. It’s also an opportunity for people who cherish Africa or who are just curious to know more about the work of local and global young African leaders.


Shifting Tides: Uplifting professional knowledge and amplifying diversity is the theme for this year’s Summit.

Keynote speaker:
Dr. Tererai Trent, today’s most internationally recognized voices for quality education and women’s empowerment. Distinguished as Oprah Winfrey’s “All-Time Favorite Guest,” she is a scholar, humanitarian, motivational speaker, educator, author, and founder of Tererai Trent International.

Empowering Speakers:
Sandra Appiah, Co-founder of Face 2 Face Africa
Lisa Curtis: Founder, CEO of Kuli Kuli Foods, and 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs
Chris Folayan, Founder and CEO of Mall for Africa
Aaron Dworkin, MacArthur Fellow, Professor of Entrepreneurship & Leadership, Performing Artist and Author.

Six different panels /workshops of industry experts, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders will help attendees thrive in business and beyond:
• Empowering Women to Lead
• Ethical Leadership: Leveraging Your Values to Make Change
• Leading Across Different Cultures
• Black Business Starlight

To honor attendees, the Leadership Africa Summit will provide scholarships to African and African descent high school students.

To learn more, visit:https://afsummit.com/

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