Annual Leaders Gathering

#ALG2023 The Next Decade

With the theme “The Next Decade: Setting the Agenda and Harnessing the Power of Our Network,” this year’s gathering aims to foster collaboration, dialogue, and strategic thinking on key issues facing Africa as the Institute embarks on a new decade.

ALG 2023 Speakers

Emmanuel S. Kirunda

COO & Commercial Director, Olsights LTD

Anna Reismann

Country Director, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Uganda & South Sudan

Samuel Fredrick Mwogeza

Chairperson Board of Directors, LéO Africa Institute

ALG 2023 Schedule

14:30 - 15:00

Opening Ceremony

Official #ALG2023 playlist curated by Members of the Institute network

15:00 - 16:30

William Babigumira


Ms. Lucy Mbabazi


Fatma Kauga

Welcome to the 2023 ALG - Perfecting the Union of our Community in the Next Decade

The session will provide the opportunity for all ALG2023 attendees to connect, engage, and strengthen their professional networks. It will provide a relaxed and social atmosphere for leaders from various sectors to forge new collaborations, exchange ideas, and build lasting partnerships.


Hosted by William Babigumira, Head of Faculty, LéO Africa Institute



  • Ms. Lucy Nshuti Mbabazi, Head of Africa Advocacy and Partnerships, Better Than Cash Alliance & Board Chair Emeritus, LéO Africa Institute
  • Fatma Kauga, Founder & Executive Director, Doyenne Organization & YELP Class of 2019 Fellow
  • Wanjuhi Njoroge, Founder & President, Nelig Group of Companies & YELP Class of 2018 Fellow
  • Catherinerose Barreto, Human Capital, Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Gender Consultant & Board member, LéO Africa Institute


Lydie Uwantege


Dr. Innocent Acan

Hosts for Day II

9:30 - 10:30

Awel Uwihanganye


Opolot L’akwang

Welcome Address & In Conversation

In Conversation with Awel Uwihanganye, Founder & Senior Director, LéO Africa Institute


Hosted by Opolot L’akwang, Programme Officer Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Uganda & South Sudan

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