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TAKE BACK AFRICA SUMMIT 2018

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - TWIN CITIES

300 Washington Avenue Southeast

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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SUMMIT OVERVIEW
The Take Back Africa Summit is the annual three days conference organized by the Take Back Africa
Foundation. The Take Back Africa Summit is a place where young African millennials seeking a safe space to produce innovative solutions in the realms of economic revitalization, infrastructure development, public health and education reform gather in fellowship. The goal of the summit is to create a platform for culturally responsive solutions for “African” disparities by “African” millennials. The goal of the summit is to inspires, equip and connect African diaspora millennials to resources and each other to start implementing solutions to disparities that exist on the continent.


Friday (June 15, 2018)
Summit Registration 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Check in and Register at Coffman Memorial Union (300 Washington Avenue SE)

Opening Reception 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Summit Theme: “Unleash the power from within”
  • Introduction of Summit Planning Team
  • Performance
  • Welcome Address - Elijah Kondeh (Sierra Leone)
  • Networking Activity
  • Performance
  • Saturday’s Schedule


Saturday (June 16, 2018)

Registration: 8:00am - 10:15am

Schedule

8 - 8:45: Breakfast on your own

9:00am - 10:15am: Opening Session
Location: Great Hall
Agenda:
  • Welcome - MC
  • Networking Activity
  • Performance
  • Introduction of Speaker
  • Morning Address: Bleejay Innis
  • Performance
  • Award to millennial: Focused on Infrastructure and Development
  • Go Over Sessions




10:30 - 11:45 am: Breakout sessions #1 - Infrastructure and Development:
  • Session (A) Mahamadou Tahirou IT, (Niger)
  • Session (B) Jay Jay Ayanwale Engineer, Planner SRF (Nigeria)
  • Session (C) Tot Doyiech Mathematics and Statistics, (South Sudan)
  • Session (D) Olayemi Odujole IT (Nigeria)


12:15 - 1:30: Lunch - Program

Location: Great Hall

Agenda

  • Welcome
  • Networking Activity
  • Performance
  • Introduction of Speaker
  • US State Department Representative - Kenya
  • Performance
  • Lunch Address: Lyna Nyamwaya (Kenya)
  • Award to millennial: Focused on Public Health


1:45 - 3:00 : Breakout session #2 - Public Health:
  • Session (A) Winta Vincent M.D Family Doctor (Ethiopia)
  • Session (B) Margaret Olat (Nigerian)
  • Session (C) Luvessi Jones RN Allina Health, health advocate (Liberia)
  • Session (D) Kotatee Tamba Clinical Psychologist (Liberia)



Break - 3:00- 3:30
  • Snacks



3:30 - 5:00 Breakout session #3 - Economic Revitalization:
  • Session (A) Bleejay Innis Businessman, Activist, & Public Speaker (Liberia)
  • Session (B) Boniface Ogunti CEO - Circle of Success Enterprises (Liberia)
  • Session (C) Bruce Ferguson - Economist (Uganda)
  • Session (D) Dr. Nancy Adossi (Togo)


5:30 - 7:30: Dinner
Location: Great Hall
Agenda
  • Welcome
  • Networking Activity
  • Performance
  • Introduction of Speaker
  • Boniface Ogunti
  • Introduction of Speaker
  • Video
  • Dinner Address: Fata Acquoi
  • Performance
  • Movie Premiere of Heart Wound
  • Award to millennial: Focused on Economic Revitalization
  • Go Over Night Entertainment and Sunday
10:00 pm - 2:00 am : Night Entertainment
Location: TBA

Sunday:
9:00 - 10:30 : Break Out Session #4 - Education
  • Session (A) Christina Asaolu Educator, (Cameroon)
  • Session (B) Jonathan N. Harper Educator (USA)
  • Session (C) Elijah Kondeh Author, Educator, Speaker (Sierra Leone)
  • Session (D) Daveanna Tamba Educator and Business Owner (Liberia)


11:00am - 1:00pm
Brunch
Agenda:
  • Welcome
  • Networking Activity
  • Performance
  • Introduction of Sponsors and Partners
  • Speaker - Chris Lohrey
  • Award to millennial: Focused on Education
  • Performance
  • Brunch Panel
  • Overview of Take Back Africa Foundation and Next Steps
  • Announcement of the For-profit and a non-profit that we are investing in over the next year
  • Summit Closing Message
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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA - TWIN CITIES

300 Washington Avenue Southeast

Minneapolis, MN 55455

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