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Lauder Symposium: The Future of Work in 21st Century Africa

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Aya Chebbi

Inaugural African Union Youth Envoy

Erin Hern

Assistant Professor of Political Science at Syracuse University

Patrice Raymond Backer

Chief Investment Officer at AFIG Funds

Ruth Castel-Branco

Research Manager for the Future of Work(ers) Project at the University of Witwatersrand

Ndidi Nwuneli

Managing Partner of Sahel Consulting Agriculture & Nutrition Ltd.

Meghan Ference

Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Brooklyn College

Marc Sommers

Strategic advisor on youth, peacebuilding, conflict, CVE, education, refugee & urbanization issues

Abu Musuuza

Founder and CEO of Flip Africa

Myrtle Witbooi

General Secretary at SADSAWU

Ahmadou Aly Mbaye

Professor in Economics and Public Policies at Cheikh Anta Diop University

Nelson Boateng

CEO and Founder of Nelpast Ghana Limited

Amadou Sall

Director at the Institut Pasteur

Jessica Cohen

Associate Professor of Global Health at Harvard School of Public Health

Mariam Braimah

Lead Product Designer on the TV Team at Netflix

Tayib Fall

Chief Business Officer at Baobab Consulting

Leonard Wantchekon

Founder and President of the African School of Economics

Max Smith

General Manager of LOOKA

Namnso Ukpanah

Co-Founder of Kimoyo Fellowship

Saphir Esmail

DJ Saphir

Mohamed Mukhtar Aburawi

Founder of Speetar

Kenfield Griffith

CEO and Co-founder of Ajua

Geetha Tharmaratnam

CEO of Aequalitas Capital Partners

Liz Grossman Kitoyi

Co-Founder and CEO of Baobab Consulting

Dakore Akande

Multiple Award-winning Film/Stage Actor, TV personality, Vocalist/Dancer and Humanitarian

Papi L'artrepreneur

Artist, Founder & Creative Director of Mwami, CoFounder of LIVES

Wessam Mankoula

Lead of Africa CDC Emergency Operations Center

Dorien Beurskens

Co-founder of Young Africa

Teddy Totimeh

Neurosurgeon at the University of Ghana Medical Centre

Anie Akpe

Founder of African Women in Tech

Nana Spio Garbrah

Founder of Blue Print Africa

Meghan McCormick

Co-Founder and CEO of OZÉ & Dare to Innovate

Mary Njeri Kinyanjui

Researcher and author of African Markets and the Utu-Ubuntu Business Model

Euler Bropleh

Founder and Managing Director, VestedWorld

Martine Haas

Anthony L. Davis Director, The Lauder Institute

Quadri Oguntade

CEO and Co-founder of Innovate for Africa

Dina Sherif

Executive Director, Legatum Center Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management

Ronald S Lauder

Co-founder and Chairman, The Lauder Institute

Tsega Belachew

Technical Advisor, Youth and Economic Opportunities

Regina Abrami

Director, Global Program and Head, International Studies at Lauder Institute

Lynsey Farrell

Director, Lauder Africa Program

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