Speakers - Engaging to Transform Africa’s Future

14 July 2020, 10:00 – 12:00 ET

Under the coordination of the Africa Trade Desk in Ottawa and its partners in Washington, DC, this webinar is targeted at professionals as well as public and private sector leaders from Canada and the U.S: share ideas and strategies on how to collaboratively harness our strengths and resources toward to the economic transformation of Africa.

Keynote: Dr Julius Garvey


Hon. Stanley Straughter, Chair of the Board, UNESCO

Susan Namulindwa, Head of the Africa Trade Desk and VP, The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business

Moses Mawa, President & CEO, SilverTrust Media

Rashida Peterson, Director, Global Fund for Women

Moderated by Adrian Harewood, Co-host of CBC News Ottawa

Special guests

Chiney Ogwumike, LA Sparks

Fabiola Dieudonne, Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Kamil Olufowobi, CEO, MIPAD


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