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INNOVATION

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LEADERSHIP

INNOVATION


DAY 1 — FRIDAY, APRIL 16
5pm – 2am CET

●  6:00 – 6:30pm

All Tracks: Omek Welcome & Fireside Chat with Eric Collins

Speakers

Eric Collins — Founding Member & CEO, Impact X Capital Partners

Kemo Camara — Founder, Omek

●  6:30 – 7:00pm

All Tracks: Sponsor Address

adidas leadership talks about their personal approach to Collaboration in the professional world and between cultures.


Speakers

Amanda Rajkumar — Executive Board Member HR, adidas

Anthony Harrison — Senior Director of Design Culture, adidas

Avneet Khurmi — Senior Director Digital Strategy & Programs, adidas

Eugene Bos — Associate Designer Digital Experience, adidas

Kofi Brown — Senior Director Brand Communications, adidas


Curated by adidas

●   9:00 – 10:00pm

Creating Sustainable Wealth

How do we rethink the way we create wealth in a sustainable way that's not damaging to our future generations?

Moderator

Indigo Janka — Communications Officer, Wetlands International

 
Speakers

Folasade Ayoola — Co-Founder, Electric Fish

Hassan Dirisu — Founder, Kakanda

Olubunmi Okolosi — Founder & CEO, Kajola

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●  10:45 – 11:45pm

Webinar: The Growth Mindset Changes Lives

Raisa will introduce those in attendance to the “Growth Mindset”. How it has changed her life on a personal level and how it perhaps can benefit you. She will demonstrate some exercises to access and adopt this philosophy.

Lead by

Raisa Ghazi — Founder, SkillGenie

DAY 2 — SATURDAY, APRIL 17
9:00am – 7:30pm CET

●  9:00 – 10:00am

All Tracks: Coffee with Kemo

Bring your tea or coffee, meet other attendees, and explore the expo booths.

●  9:15 – 10:15am

Workshop: Intro to Yoga

This workshop is aimed for anyone curious about the practice of Yoga and Mindfulness. We will discuss the basic theory of yoga followed by a short beginner friendly yoga session and meditation. We will end the workshop with a Q&A session where you have the opportunity to ask any questions. See you on the mat. 

Lead by

Weini Smon — Yoga Teacher

●  11:00am – 1:30pm

Workshop: Connecting African Startups with the Diaspora

Pangea is mapping out the African Diaspora community and are interested in speaking with with audiences on how to reshape Africa’s business landscape. Their main goal is to simplify the investment and donation process for African startups. This session is structured in four parts. Attendees are encouraged to participate in any or all of these segments.

11:00 – 11:30am
Storytelling: Meet the diaspora of the future. Do you know this person?

11:30am – 12:00pm 
Pitching Session & Fire Side Chat: Meet the leading impact startups in Africa

12:00 – 12:45pm
Co-create with Pangea and Sida Lab: How would you connect diaspora with African startups?

13:00 – 13:30pm
Islamic Finance in Africa: Opportunities & challenges

Moderators

Maria Klint — Project Manager, Sida

Heaven Bereket — Senior Project Manager, Pangea Trust


Speakers

Sanne Blylod — Change Maker, Sida

Jonas Tesfu — Co-Founder & CEO, Pangea Accelerator

Anne Lawi — Managing Director, Pangea Trust

Ivy Irungu — Operations Associate, Pangea Trust

Michael Kitticai — Founder, Nairobabe

Joan Mwangi — Community & Programs Manager


Curated by Pangea Trust + Sida 

●  12:15 – 1:00pm

Webinar: Africa's Genetic Make Up

Tanzanian-based geneticist, Mohammed Zair Alimohamed will cover the ever changing landscape of genetic healthcare in Africa. Attendees will learn about the importance of Genetics, its implementation in medical diagnostics, and why the African genetic make up is unique and important.

Lead by

Mohamed Zahir Alimohamed — Director of Research and Training, Lecturer, Scientist, Medical Geneticist

●  2:00 – 3:00pm

The Future of D&I

Omek founder, Kemo Camara, will be joined by Kobi Ampoma, Geraldine Moodley, and Goerge D. Williams to discuss the current state of Diversity & Inclusion and how it’s been impacted by social activism.

Moderator

Kemo Camara — Founder, Omek


Speakers

Kobi Ampoma — Talent Lead, Otrium

George D. Williams — Founder & Managing Director, Diversity Global Institute

Geraldine Moodley — Operations Manager, Lawyer, Mediator

●  3:00 – 4:00pm

Workshop: Advancing the African Diaspora

We as people are able to move mountains as a unit. Let’s join forces and come up with innovative to push the African diaspora forward. This interactive brainstorm session will hopefully equip you with actionable steps that will allow you to make a difference immediately.

The question is: Will you still dare to do it alone or will you work on forming a powerful squad of your own?

Lead by

Renate Matroos — Founder, Twenty 6 Consultancy

●  4:45 – 5:45pm

Afro Feminist Activism

Long snubbed by public opinion, especially in Western societies, Afro Feminism is finally acquiring its seat at the tables. What does Afro feminism mean today and what are the innovative way in which it presents itself?

Moderator

Saskia Jeanne Dure — Anger/Activism Coach, The Angry Black Life Coach


Speakers

Kwanza Musi Dos Santos — Diversity & Inclusion Consultant, DIversity Matters

Keosha Love — Writer, Activist & Wellness Educator

Aincre Maame-Fosua Evans — Gender and Development Expert, AfriqInsights


●  7:15 – 7:30pm

All Tracks: Closing Remarks

REIMAGINING THE BICULTURAL EXPERIENCE
#OmekSummit

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