UNESCO Events

Leadership for Africa

16 March 2017

PROGRAMME

In 2016 and 2017 CAMPUS UNESCO in cooperation with NGO Give1Project was pleased to welcome 150 young African leaders. This CAMPUS has offered a diverse and dynamic group of speakers and panelists provided in-depth insight on African leadership and the empowerment of women and youth through social, economic and political inclusion.

SPEAKERS: Women leading change

  • Victoria Dellinger – UNESCO Public Relations and Partnerships Officer
  • Darine BenAmara –  Gender Equality Specialist, Founder EasyPoli Consulting
  • Amy Fall Sarr – Founder/CEO Intelligence Magazine, Senegal
  • Rania Belkahia –  Founder/CEO Afrimarket, Maroc
  • Nicole McLaren Campbell –  Founder/CEO AIM Educational, Jamaica
  • Françoise Remarck-Le Guennou – Vice-President Institutional Relations and Communication, CFAO Group, France
  • Danielle Sassou Nguesso –  Founder/CEO Foundation Sounga, Congo Brazaville
  • Ayla Dewi –  Founder Ak Land, Indonesia

SPEAKERS: Transformational leadership in Africa & its impact on development

  • Thione Niang –  Founder/President Give1Project
  • Abdoulaye Ibrahim –  UNESCO representative from Africa Department
  • Riel Miller – UNESCO representative from Social & Human Sciences Sector
  • Karen Andre – White House liaison US Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • Mamadou Toure –  Secretary of State for Youth and Employment, Ivory Coast
  • Pape Ndong –  Minister of Urban Affairs and Mayor of Pikine, Senegal
  • Mehdi Bensaid – Member of the Parliament and Head of the International Commission, Morocco
  • Eddie Mandhry – Director for Africa, Yale University, U.S.A.