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Temitope Isedowo

Temitope is the Director of Programmes at AfriLabs where he is in charge of designing and leading the team to implement projects and programmes within AfriLabs and with our partners.  He is a trained and certified project manager with hands-on experience in Project and Technology Management. He has over 8 years of experience designing and

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Almoustapha Amadou Cisse

Almoustapha is the Acting Director for the Division of Technology, Innovation, Publication & Knowledge Management at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).  Almoustapha has several years of experience in leading teams in Information Management and Communications Technology with in-depth experience in all facets of Leadership and Technology: engineering, application, operations, security, management, and innovation. Prior

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Dr. Wilmot Allen

Dr. Wilmot Allen is an experienced emerging market investor, management consultant, entrepreneur and comparative political economist.  Wilmot is the Founder of VentureLift Africa, a fintech and curation platform for scaling African startups and SMEs through innovative financing and curated matches with the African Diaspora, trade, supply chain, talent and technology partners.  He is a Venture

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Linda Bonyo

Linda Bonyo is an advocate of the High Court and a Notary Public licensed to practice in Kenya.  The Lawyers Hub is first in Africa, a technology-focused innovation and co-working space for Lawyers. This community at the Lawyers Hub is truly Pan-African and working to employ Tech and innovation to ease access to Justice for

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Andrew Rugege

Based in Ethiopia, Andrew Rugege is currently the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Regional Director for Africa and Representative to the African Union (AU) and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).  Recognized as a thought-leader and key influencer among African countries, Andrew is responsible for collaboration with and technical assistance to ITU Members in Africa.

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Ben White

Ben White was born in the deserts of New Mexico but quickly found the urge to travel. He spent several years working and living in different countries across Europe, Central/Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. At some point, he discovered his love for kicking around with starting projects. A lot of his work is 

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Anzize YESSOUFOU

An accomplished SME financing specialist, Anzize YESSOUFOU has worked for large international commercial banks such as BNP Paribas, BGFIBank, UBA et Orabank.  After a successful career in the banking industry, Anzize joined the Sèmè City Development Agency in 2018.  Sèmè City, the International Knowledge and Innovation City, is a flagship project of the Government of

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Mark Dodsworth

Mark Dodsworth is internationally recognized for his innovative approach to the empowerment of people through the language of percussion, music and dance. In 1994 he co-founded RedZebra Global, a Social Enterprise that has offices in the UK, USA and South Africa and has worked in over 70 countries in 6 continents. Mark has a very

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Dr Edward Addai

Dr Edward Addai is the UNICEF Country Representative to Ethiopia and the African Union.  He holds an MB CHB from the University of Science and Technology in Ghana as well as an MBA from Keele University in the United Kingdom. His work focuses on the  Dr. Addai began his career as a Clinician and District

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Dr Phuleng Makhoalibe

Dr. Puleng is a cat with many lives. With a background of Computer Science and Statistics, she has managed to diversify her skills through enrolling in an MBA, which added color to her life and made her turn her back on the lonely, dull life of an IT geek and launched her into a brand

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