2018 NEXUS Africa Forum

Change on the African continent

The 2018 NEXUS Africa Forum will convene between 20-21 February, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa in collaboration with the African Leadership Academy. It will bring together young philanthropists, impact investors, and allies – including family business members, successful entrepreneurs, and inspiring social change leaders. They will discuss challenges facing our world today and innovative solutions to address them.

A varied and interactive program of panels, workshops and social activities will explore philanthropy, impact investing and social entrepreneurship as well as the challenges of wealth stewardship, family dynamics, strategies for investing and attracting investment, and more. Sessions will cover a range of social and environmental issues.

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Change on the African continent

The 2018 NEXUS Africa Forum will convene between 20-21 February, 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa in collaboration with the African Leadership Academy. It will bring together young philanthropists, impact investors, and allies – including family business members, successful entrepreneurs, and inspiring social change leaders. They will discuss challenges facing our world today and innovative solutions to address them.

A varied and interactive program of panels, workshops and social activities will explore philanthropy, impact investing and social entrepreneurship as well as the challenges of wealth stewardship, family dynamics, strategies for investing and attracting investment, and more. Sessions will cover a range of social and environmental issues.

Connecting the financial, intellectual, creative and social capital of our generation in an action-oriented, solutions-focused and safe space, the NEXUS Africa Forum aims to inspire learning and collaboration between a uniquely powerful network of peers.

Featured Speakers

Aaron Fu, Meltwater Foundation
Babara Iyayi, Latcap & Co.
Blastus Mwizarubi, GARE International
Coumba Toure, TrustAfica
Duncan Onyango, Acumen Fund
Elizabeth Masiyiwa, Simba Education
Elvis Austins, SpellAfrica
Emmanuel Gamor, African Leadership University
Eunice Omole, EbonyLifeTV
Frank Tobe, DOB Ecology
Funke Shonekan, Chris Ogunbanjo Foundation
Ibrahim Mustapha, Martha Inspires Foundation

Isabelle Djeni, République de Côte d’Ivoire
Jon Gosier, Gosier Holdings
Jorge Manhique, Disability Rights Fund
Joshin Raghubar, iKineo
Kofi Osei-Kusi, Osei-Kusi Foundation
Matthew Reeves, Aga Khan Development Network
Mehemed Bougsea, Think.IT
Mohamed Hawary, GroFin
Nomndeni Mdakhi, Edits Communications
Nyeleti Honwana, Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
Patrick Schofield, Uprise.Africa
Pule Taukobong, CRE Venture Capital

Rebecca Kemp, Hakuna Matata House
Sagal Musa, BHM Holding
Sarah Rennie, Independent Philanthropy Association of South Africa
Sayo Folawiyo, Kandua
Seapei Mafoyane, Shanduka Black Umbrellas
Tiago Borges Coelho, UX Information Technologies
Tirelo Molotlegi, Royal Bafokeng Nation
Tumi Makgabo, AfricaWorldwide Media
Vivian Onano, UN Women
Yohannes Mezgebe, African Union
Zachariah George, Cactus Advisors

Program Schedule
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2018 NEXUS Africa Forum Schedule
Day 1 – February 20, 2018
Daytime Program
9:00am – 6:00pmEvening Program
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Day 2 – February 21, 2018
Daytime Program
9:00am – 6:00pmEvening Program
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Program Schedule

 download the program here

 

2018 NEXUS Africa Forum Schedule
Day 1 – February 20, 2018
Daytime Program
9:00am – 6:00pmEvening Program
7:00pm – 9:30pm
Day 2 – February 21, 2018
Daytime Program
9:00am – 6:00pmEvening Program
7:00pm – 9:30pm

Participation is by invitation or application only.

Participation is by invitation or application only.

Hotel Recommendations in Montecasino:

The Palazzo – Southern Sun – Sunsquare – City Lodge

Note: Periodic group tansportation will be offered between the African Leadership Academy and Montecasino in Fourways, Sandton, Johannesburg

Forum Participants Are Invited As Special Guests to Join
The Decennial of the African Leadership Academy on 23 & 24 February

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