African game-changers, thought leaders, business people, entrepreneurs and people who cherish Africa will attend the second annual Leadership Africa Summit on Saturday, April 13, at the University of Nebraska at Omaha – Strauss Performing Arts Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
This inspiring networking, learning, and professional development event
The Leadership Africa Summit is a for-purpose event featuring speakers making an impact in fields ranging from women empowerment, non-profit work to social entrepreneurship, business, and education. These leaders will gather to share their entrepreneurial advice, success stories, and tips for tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges across industries.
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Shifting Tides: Uplifting professional knowledge and amplifying diversity is the theme for this year’s Summit.
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 diverse 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
• Startup & Entrepreneurs Resources for Success
• LinkedIn: Gateway for Professional Enrichment
The Summit will conclude with a gala + awards ceremony, featuring comedian Dulo Folarin Harris (I am Dulo) in the evening at the Omaha Hilton Downtown to recognize change – makers who inspire and contribute to improving the personal and professional lives of African and African – descents.
To register and support the event, go to www.afsummit.com.