The Annual Leaders Gathering takes place every November and has gained reputation as an essential platform for significant conversations on ideas and issues impacting society – making it the signature public convening for the LéO Africa Institute and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung’s growing networks.
Country Director, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Uganda & South Sudan
Anna Reismann continues to be actively involved in European and International Cooperation, something she has done for more than a decade.
From 2008 to 2010, she worked as a Deputy Country Director of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Ukraine before managing a Brussels-based project of the European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP) on the EU enlargement towards the Western Balkan countries.
Since 2012 she has served as Policy Advisor Andean Countries, Central America and Mexico at the headquarters of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in Berlin, Germany.
Chairman Board of Directors, LéO Africa Institute
Carl Manlan is Vice President, Social Impact for Visa Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
Carl's focuses on enabling community impact with local, regional, and global partners, co-creating partnerships that support Small and Medium Businesses, Individuals, and households to thrive in the CEMEA region.
Carl volunteers to support non-profit organizations' leadership on their social impact journey.
He is Chair Board of Directors of the LéO Africa Institute and an Aspen Institute New Voices Senior Fellow.
Director Kwanza Group and co-founder LéO Africa Institute
Magnus Mchunguzi is an experienced Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Business Support System (BSS), and Management.
Strong business development professional with a BSc focused in Computer Science from Reading University. Magnus is an ALI East Africa Fellow and member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.
Official #ALG2022 playlist curated by Members of the Institute network
Welcome to the 2022 ALG
Opening Keynote Remarks;
• Carl Manlan, Chairperson Board of Directors, LéO Africa Institute
• Dr. Martin Balaba, Medical Doctor & Entrepreneur & YELP Fellow Class of 2017
• Opolot Nicholas L’akwang, Programme Manager, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Uganda & South Sudan
• Twasiima P. Bigirwa, Segal Family Foundation
• Luke Ofungi, Deputy Director, CEED Concordia
• Diana Ondoga, Manager, Corporate Social Investment- Stanbic Bank
Hosted by Kwezi Tabaro, Deputy Director, LéO Africa Institute
The Future of YELP and review of mandate for the 2021-23 YELP ExCo team
The 2022 Annual Leaders Gathering 2022 brought together members of the LéO Africa Institute network and partners across Africa to reflect on good leadership and the Institute’s decade of nurturing emerging leaders to live fulfilling and impactful lives.