The Diversity Summit 2020 The Diversity Summit 2020


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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Opening Remarks
Claire Pierangelo
Claire Pierangelo Principal Officer of the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria
The Vagina Dialogue: The line from purity culture to rape culture
Awazi Angbalaga (Moderator)
Awazi Angbalaga (Moderator) Radio Personality
Idia Aisen
Idia Aisen Host/TV Presenter
Jake Effoduh
Jake Effoduh Lawyer/Human Rights Activist
Hassana Maina
Hassana Maina Women Rights Advocate
Juliet Olumuyiwa Rufai
Juliet Olumuyiwa Rufai Manager at Mirabel Center
Toxic Environment: Climate change and African governments
Esther Agbarakwe (Moderator)
Esther Agbarakwe (Moderator) Programme Officer, Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary-General
Debola Omololu
Debola Omololu CEO of Afriscaper
Dr. Adenike Akinsemolu
Dr. Adenike Akinsemolu Founder, The Green Institute.
Olalekan Sipasi
Olalekan Sipasi CEO/Founder at ProtectOzone Sustainable Livelihood Initiative
Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg
Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg Director of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development. Wanjiru
Love does not win elections: The only way young people can actually take over power
Shona Olalere (Moderator)
Shona Olalere (Moderator) Policy Consultant
Seun Fakorede
Seun Fakorede Commissioner for Youth/Sports, Oyo
Tracy Moran
Tracy Moran Deputy Editor, A Modern Media Company
Marr Nyang
Marr Nyang Founder and Executive Director of Gambia Participates
Jude Feranmi
Jude Feranmi Convener, Raising New Voices
Not too young to run: Will young people in government actually change anything?
Usman Alabi (Moderator)
Usman Alabi (Moderator) Governance and Policy Development Expert
Samson Itodo
Samson Itodo Founder, YIAGA
Udo Jude Ilo
Udo Jude Ilo Country Officer and Head of Nigeria Office of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa
Osi Suave
Osi Suave Radio Personality
Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima
Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima Program Officer, West Africa, FORD Foundation
OK, Boomer: Do African parents have any right to talk about values?
Mmanti Umoh (Moderator)
Mmanti Umoh (Moderator) Image Consultant, Education, Leadership & Management trainer
Hilda Dokunbo
Hilda Dokunbo Nigerian film actress and youth advocate
Olumide Makanjuola
Olumide Makanjuola Director of Programs at Initiative Sankofa d'Afrique de l'Ouest -ISDAO
Adebayo Oke-Lawal
Adebayo Oke-Lawal Founder, Orange Culture
Damilola Oyedele
Damilola Oyedele Senior Product Manager - Amazon Business
The Turning Point Generation: Will Gen Z succeed where millennials are failing?
Salem King (Moderator)
Salem King (Moderator) Content Creator and Brand Influencer
Pamilerin Adegoke
Pamilerin Adegoke Content Creator and Strategist
Chuba Ezekwesili
Chuba Ezekwesili Co-founder, Akanka
Chiedoziee Spoken word Artist and Poet
Halimat Magaji
Halimat Magaji Founder, The Halimat Magaji
"What were you wearing?" How not to talk about rape
Solomon Buchi
Solomon Buchi Writer/Advocate
Chidera Muoka
Chidera Muoka Founder, House of Zeta
Ololade Ganikale
Ololade Ganikale Founder And Executive Director, Hands of Initiative
Blessing Timidi Digha
Blessing Timidi Digha Women and Girl-child Rights Advocate and Community Based Researcher
Juliet Ezeigwe
Juliet Ezeigwe Filmmaker, Development Communications Expert, and Gender Equality Advocate
Policy Paper: Are Companies Doing Enough to Create Safe Spaces?
Ugo Nwosu (Moderator)
Ugo Nwosu (Moderator) Social Impact and Public Sector Strategist
Ojoma Ochai
Ojoma Ochai Director of Arts, Education and Society British Council Nigeria
Amaka Onyemelukwe
Amaka Onyemelukwe Head Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability at The Coca-Cola Company
Umeh Peter Abidemi
Umeh Peter Abidemi Website/Content creator
Onyinye Ikenna Emeka
Onyinye Ikenna Emeka General Manager, Enterprise Marketing at MTN Nigeria
Nimah Arigbabu
Nimah Arigbabu Foreign policy analyst and co-founder of the Ynfpinitiative
She Called Me Woman: The war over gender
Elizabeth Talatu Williams (Moderator)
Elizabeth Talatu Williams (Moderator) Executive Director of the Sustainable Impact and Development Initiative
Vincent Desmond
Vincent Desmond Writer/Advocate
Uyaiedu Ikpe-Etim
Uyaiedu Ikpe-Etim Film maker
Pamela Adie
Pamela Adie Nigerian Activist
Chisom Ogbummuo
Chisom Ogbummuo Founder, The Conversation Café
The Age of Revolution: Why is it so difficult to build movements here?
Damilola Marcus
Damilola Marcus Executive Art Director, Dá Design Studio
Japheth Omojuwa
Japheth Omojuwa Founder and Chief Strategist at Alpha Reach
Dr. Funmilayo Ogunsanya
Dr. Funmilayo Ogunsanya Medical Doctor and Social Media Influencer
Odun Eweniyi
Odun Eweniyi Co-founder, PiggyVest/Wine &Whine Ng
"It’s our culture": Films, music and how to change hearts and minds
Judith Akatugba (Moderator)
Judith Akatugba (Moderator) Chief Commercial Officer and Digital Head at Folio Media Group
Otosirieze Obi Young
Otosirieze Obi Young Editor of Folio Nigeria
Ferdinand Adimefe
Ferdinand Adimefe Nigerian author & founder of Imaginarium Creative Global
Samuel Otigba
Samuel Otigba Social Entrepreneur
Joey Akan
Joey Akan Journalist, Writer, A&R and Media Consultant
Tola Surami
Tola Surami Writer and Culture Commentator
Can a man be a feminist?
Imoh Eboh (Moderator)
Imoh Eboh (Moderator) Actor, Film Producer
Keside Anosike
Keside Anosike Writer and Editor
Papa Oppong
Papa Oppong Illustrator/Designer
Adaku Ufere
Adaku Ufere International oil and gas, gender and development lawyer
Mariam Sule
Mariam Sule Writer
Gender Bender: Because no category is cast in iron
Edwin Okolo (Moderator)
Edwin Okolo (Moderator) Writer, Journalist and Storyteller
Ross Murray
Ross Murray Senior Director, Media Institute GLAAD
Uche Uba
Uche Uba Model/Content Creator
Matthew Blaise
Matthew Blaise Human Rights Activist
Ani Kayode Somtochukwu
Ani Kayode Somtochukwu Writer and poet
"I am not a feminist": Why are so many women afraid of this label?
Damola Ibiyemi (Moderator)
Damola Ibiyemi (Moderator) Senior Communication Consultant, RED For Africa
Fakhrriyah Hashim
Fakhrriyah Hashim Gender, Social and Community development advocate
Aisha Salaudeen
Aisha Salaudeen Journalist
Rebecca Enobong Roberts
Rebecca Enobong Roberts Development expert/Researcher
The Daily Vulnerable: What needs to change about emotional health?
Bolu Akindele (Moderator)
Bolu Akindele (Moderator) Writer and Journalist
Ike Anya
Ike Anya Co-founder of Nigeria Health Watch
Zainab Imam
Zainab Imam Journalist
Olivia Mukam
Olivia Mukam Executive Director at Solutionneurs
Why has Nigeria never had a female governor?
Abang Mercy (Moderator)
Abang Mercy (Moderator) Writer and Journalist
Nkiru Olumide-Ojo
Nkiru Olumide-Ojo Co-founder of The Lighthouse Network
Yasmin Belo Osagie
Yasmin Belo Osagie Cofounder, SheLeads Africa
Ibijoke Faborode
Ibijoke Faborode Cofounder, ElectHer
Alternative style and sounds: Succeeding here, while staying true to yourself - MTV BASE
Tobi Mohammed
Tobi Mohammed Artiste Manager and Founder, Block Party Series
Amarachi Nwosu
Amarachi Nwosu Storyteller
Good Girl LA
Good Girl LA Artiste
Peter Pearse-Elosia
Peter Pearse-Elosia Digital Media Coordinator, ViacomCBS Networks Africa
Blind spot: Do we really see people with disabilities?
Damola Morenikeji (Moderator)
Damola Morenikeji (Moderator) Chief Operating Officer, Joy, Inc.
Adenike Oyetunde
Adenike Oyetunde Media personality
Oluwatomisin Kolawole
Oluwatomisin Kolawole CEO, Vinsighte
Tobiloba Ajayi
Tobiloba Ajayi Founder of the Let Cerebral Palsy Kids Learn Foundation
Adelola Edema
Adelola Edema Special Needs Education Consultant
Capital No: Are young people tired of capitalism?
Juliet Ukpabio Archibong (Moderator)
Juliet Ukpabio Archibong (Moderator) CEO and chief negotiator, ADIAHA TRADING LTD
Shekinah Olagunju
Shekinah Olagunju RED | For Africa, Senior Associate, Client Partnership
Ozioma Emerem
Ozioma Emerem CEO, Neurone Energy.
Closing Remarks
Jake Effoduh
Jake Effoduh Lawyer/Human Rights Activist
Kiki Mordi
Kiki Mordi Nigerian journalist & media personality
Is this US? The many holes in Nigeria-American portrayals of our experience
Chinedum Akiti (Moderator)
Chinedum Akiti (Moderator) Author and HR Professional
Patricia Obozuwa
Patricia Obozuwa Director of Communications and Public Affairs for GE Africa
Eniola Hu
Eniola Hu Content Creator
Wokespaces: What companies need to do about a socially engaged workforce
Ebenezer Akwuruoha (Moderator)
Ebenezer Akwuruoha (Moderator) Business Development Lead, RED For Africa
Soromidayo George
Soromidayo George Director, Corporate Affairs & Sustainable Business, Unilever Nigeria Plc.
Adesola Awofeso
Adesola Awofeso Head, Employee Engagement & Culture Human Capital Management, Sterling Bank
Akin Banuso
Akin Banuso Country Manager, Microsoft Nigeria
Jean Freedberg
Jean Freedberg Director of Global Partnerships at the Human Rights Campaign
Daphne Akatugba
Daphne Akatugba Marketing Manager, Sterling Bank Plc