YouthConnekt Africa Speakers

Usha Rao-Monari

Associate Administrator, UNDP

Chae Jin-Weon

Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Rwanda

Hon. Rosemary Mbabazi

Minister of Youth and Culture, Rwanda

Oulie Keita

Executive Director, YouthConnekt Africa Hub

Chido Mpemba

African Union Commission Chairperson's Evvoy, South Africa

Ms. Lydia Zigomo

Regional Director for UNFPA, East and Southern Africa

Maxime Houinato

Regional Director, UN Women East and Southern Africa Regional Office

Maxwell Gomera

Resident Representative for Rwanda, UNDP

Lethabo Sithole

Chairperson, AfCFTA Youth Forum

Fred Swaniker

Founder & CEO, African Leadership Group

Martine Kessy Ekomo-Soignet

Founder and MD, Peace & Development Watch-CAR

Violette Uwamutara

Regional Vice President, Africa & Country Director DOT Rwanda

Ahmed Bening

Secretary General, Panafrican Youth Union

Karl Carter

Founder and CEO of Snake Nation

Naledi Moleo

Media Practitioner

Gerald Chirinda

Founder and CEO Future Africa Forum



Dr. Diane Karusisi

CEO of Bank of Kigali

Dr. Kevin Frey

CEO of Generation Unlimited