#TEDxEuston 2013 Confirmed Speakers (December 7 2013)

tedxeustonOn December 7, 2013, TEDxEuston will play host to a vast range of some of Africa’s best innovators and trailblazers. Every year TEDxEuston aims to instill wisdom and inspire a new generation of leaders though a series of presentations and discussions. This years theme the Ripple Effect features a list of confirm speakers that have done their part in cementing Africa on the forward-thinking business map.

“Our exciting line-up of presenters was chosen because they’re among those people pushing boundaries, challenging the status-quo and defining a new kind of normal for Africa; reflecting a view of the continent seldom seen in mainstream media,” said TedxEuston team member Ama Akuamoah.

Confirmed speakers include :

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala (Nigeria) Nigerian economist and Finance Minister of Nigeria

Wanuri Kahiu (Kenya) 2007 Caine Prize winner

Nkwo Onwuku (Nigeria) NKWO Fashion Label

Sada Mire (Somalia) Archaeologist

Fred Swanker (Ghana) The African Leadership Network founder, (a favorite of Mr Obama);

Vuyiseka Dubula (South Africa) General Secretary of Treatment Action Campaign

Redi Tlhani (South Africa) Journalist and producer,

Herman Mashaba (South Africa) ‘Black Like Me’ hair care founder,

Emeka Okafor (Nigerian) Director of TED-Africa

Pascal Dozie (Nigeria) Founder of Diamond Bank PLC

Teresa H. Clarke (USA) CEO of Africa.com

Fadekemi Akinfaderin-Agarau (South Africa) Executive Director of Education as a Vaccine (EVA)

Jacqueline Nwobu (USA) Founder of Munaluchi Bride Magazine

Ikenna Azuike (USA & UK) ‘What’s Up Africa’ You Tube Personality

Ayo-Dele (Nigeria & UK) Singer/Actress

Nt’abiseng (South Africa) Musician

Emeka Keazor (Nigeria & UK) Historian/Lawyer

Catherine Phiri (Zambia) Managing Director of Media 365


Visit: the official TEDxEuston website to learn more

Source: http://tedxeuston.com/TedxEuston/index.php/tedxeuston2013



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