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Next Leaders' Africa Summit 2019
Connecting for change: Transforming Africa for Better
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Next Leaders’ Africa Summit 2019
As Africa experiences terrific challenges such as rapid urbanization, double disease burden and increasing youth unemployment, a new breed of social entrepreneurs are rising to action.
Their mandate is to address complex social, economic and environmental issues using creative and sustainable approaches. Social entrepreneurship is one of the avenues enabling a vision for a brighter future. The Summit will gather African social entrepreneurs and key stakeholders.
There will be inspiring exchanges on the latest of social entrepreneurship trends, a mapping of projects and opportunities across different countries, networking events for fueling collaboration and a skills-building workshop on how to scale-up positive social change on the continent.
- Learn about best practices and be inspired by success stories on social entrepreneurship projects across Africa
- Discuss the challenges faced in your existing projects by comparing case studies
- Join parallel networking and/or B2B meetings to consider collaboration
- Brainstorm on how to make local projects more impactful and fundable
- Apply/ discuss mentoring opportunities in the field of social entrepreneurship after the summit
- Take the opportunity to promote your brand or corporate organization to larger audience in the field of SE/Corporate Social Responsibility.
WHEN? 11-12 April 2019
WHERE? Afe Babalola Hall, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria
SPEAKERS: See the inspiring SPEAKERS from across Africa in the following image:
NELIS (Next Leaders’ Initiative for Sustainability) is a global network of young leaders working on solutions for sustainability from around the globe. Originating in Japan and active in six continents, we will bring the global NELIS network to Africa in the NELIS Africa Summit.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Young social entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs, University students, young business professionals, policy makers, FBOs/CBOs and others who are concerned about the major challenges threatening the livelihoods of Africans.
OPPORTUNITY TO WIN ‘NELIS LEADERSHIP PRIZE IN JAPAN’
Apply for the Sustainability Talks competition and have a chance to speak at the 2019 Next Leaders Africa Summit and win a Prize at 2020 Next Leaders Global summit in Japan.
To apply, please follow the instructions in the following imag