moderated by Ghislain Tchuisseu, Yale University

Ashley Akunna, host of the GrapeVine TV Show

Paakow Essandoh, founder/CEO of MIZIZI, co-founder of One Tribe Magazine

Catherine Labiran, author, poet, Human Rights activist, MA student at Yale University

Raquel Silva, Gender and Development Activist, Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs


moderated by Catherine Labiran, Yale University

Fatima Al Ansar, women and girl’s rights activist, founder of Tilwalte Foundation

Amr Sobhy, activist, author, poet, social entrepreneur, and co-creator of MorsiMeter

Coumba Makalou Keita, journalist and co-founder, Salif Keita Global Foundation

Fahad Awadh, entrepreneur, co-founder of YYTZ Agro-Processing

Sexuality and Gender

moderated by Aaliyah Ibrahim, Yale University

Dr. Sindiso Mnisi Weeks, Centre for Law and Society, University of Cape Town, School for Global Inclusion and Social Development, UMASS Boston

Ssenfuka Joanita Warry, Executive Director of Freedom and Roam Uganda

Healthcare and Emerging Technology

moderated by Jenny Ozor, Yale School of Public Health

Dr. Oluwatosin Onibokun, Yale School of Medicine

Erwin Boateng, Quality Health Africa

Dr. Christine Ngaruiya, Yale School of Medicine, Yale Institute for Global Health

Innovation and Development

moderated by Kelly Aghayere, Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs

Elozi Lomponda, founder and director of DSLP, education access nonprofit in the Congo, Office of Foreign Affairs in Belgium

Ade Olufeko, founder and CEO of Visual Collaborative, a platform for humanities and innovation

Muhammida El Muhajir, Entrepreneur, Director of WaxPrint Media

Dr. Olawale Ajai, Lagos Business School