The African Youth Summit is a platform created to support and groom students in their career paths and position them to take advantage of the global trends in Leadership and Governance, Business, Finance, Academics and Technology.
The summit targets tertiary students and some selected students from the technical and vocational and educational training institutions in Ghana and other African countries.

Theme: Charting the course of the next generation

Aim of the workshop:

The African Youth Summit is the platform created to support and groom students in their career paths and position them to take advantage of the global trends in Leadership and Governance, Business, Finance, Academics and Technology.

 

Target Audience:

The summit targets tertiary students and some selected students from the technical and vocational and educational training institutions in Ghana and other African countries.

Date: 18th – 20th April, 2018

Venue:

Association of African Universities Secretariat, off Okponglo – Trinity – UPSA Road, East Legon, Accra – Ghana

 

Panel Discussion 1: Africa beyond corruption – Building on our strong values, cultural heritage, identity, integrity and ethics to fight corruption: the role of young people.

Moderator: Kwesi Acquah Sam

Panel Members

1. Mr. Peter Kodjie – Secretary General – All Africa Students Union

2. Ms. Abena Brigidi – Chief Executive Officer of Nimed Capital Limited

3. Mr. Daniel O. Awuah – SRC President – University of Ghana

4. Mr. Justice Gadugah – SRC President – University of Professional Studies

5. SRC President – Ghana Institute of Journalism

Discussion 2 – The Africa we want: Charting the course for the next generation

Panel Members:

  • Hon. Patricia Appiagyei – Deputy Minister: Ministry of Environment, Science Technology and Innovations
  • Prof. Goski Alabi – Dean-Centre for International Education and Collaboration, University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA)
  • Mr. Ekow Mensah – CEO, TANOE & Manager, Premium Bank Help Station
  • Dr. Kwaku Mawutor – Dean-School of Graduate Studies, University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA)
  • Dr. Gainford Kofi Amponsah – Instructional Technologist & Designer, School of Continuing Education and Distance Education – University of Ghana

Panel Discussion 3: Business, Entrepreneurship and Innovations Clinic

  • 21st century Strategies for student Business startups
  • Funding opportunities for student business start ups
  • X reasons why startups don’t survive the first year of business
  • Getting the dream team for your business

Panel Members

  1. Bright Aferi (CEO, Hill Bill Shoes)
  2. Prince Akpah (Head of Research & Public Relations, TANOE)
  3. Adowarim Lugu-Zuri (CEO, Wazuri Entreprise)
  4. Derrick Nhyiraba (CEO, Platinum Africa Solutions)

 

Moderator: Victor Annor Blay

 

Breakout Sessions/Workshop

  1. Branding and Communications – Richmond Anim Damoah (CEO, RADComm LLC)
  2. Grants Proposal and Resource Mobilization – Spencer Korankye (Head of Operations & Partnership, TANOE)
  3. Sales and Marketing – Emmaline Datey (HR Director for the EIB Network,)
  4. Financial Management and Excel Tutorials
  5. Adopting Technology for Business Growth (Microsoft Ghana)

 

Register here: https://www.research.net/r/AYS18