Day 1: 26 November (Virtual)

 

Agenda

The Annual Leaders Gathering will be hosted virtually from 19-21 November. Check the three-day schedule below. Please note that all times are in EAT

10:00 - 10:30

Opening Ceremony

Musical Performance

speaker-1

Lagum The Rapper

10:30 - 10:45

Welcome remarks

Chairperson Board of Directors, LéO Africa Institute

speaker-1

Carl Manlan

10:45 - 11:00

Keynote

Programs Director, Girls For Climate & YELP Fellow Class of 2017

speaker-1

Joanita Babirye

11:00 - 12:00

In Conversation with Partners

Panelists

  • Judith Atim, Program Officer, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Uganda & South Sudan
  • Dedo Barashamaje, Director Strategy - Segal Family Foundation
  • Luke Ofungi, Deputy Director, CEED Concordia & Huduma Fellow
  • Catherine Asayo, Coordinator, Corporate Social Investment- Stanbic Bank & YELP Fellow Class of 2018

Hosted by Kwezi Tabaro, Deputy Director, LéO Africa Institute

speaker-1

Judith Atim

speaker-2

Dedo N. Barashamaje

speaker-3

Luke Ofungi

speaker-4

Catherine Asayo

speaker-5

Kwezi Tabaro

14:30 - 14:45

Musical Performance

Rwandan “Inanga” music

speaker-1

Deo Munyakazi

14:45 - 15:40

Discussion: How Arts and Culture Build Resilience in our Lives and Foster Imagined Communities

Panelists

  • GNL Zamba, Multi- award winning HipHop artiste, Storyteller and Filmmaker
  • Usama Mukwaya, Screenwriter, Founder of O Studios Entertainment & YELP Fellow Class of 2019
  • Rodney Kiggundu Design Artist, Founder of Streetlights Uganda & YELP Fellow Class of 2019
  • Allan Manzi, Founder, Manzi Media & YELP Fellow Class of 2017

Hosted by Dr. Innocent Immaculate Acan, Medical Doctor and Writer & YELP Fellow Class of 2018

speaker-1

GNL Zamba

speaker-2

Usama Mukwaya

speaker-3

Rodney Kiggundu

speaker-4

Dr. Innocent Acan

speaker-5

Allan Manzi

16:30 - 18:00

Conversation: Africa in the World

Conversation with Africans in the Diaspora on shaping “Imagined Communities” and connecting with Africans contributing to a Resilient World

Conversation Panel:

  • Hawa Keita Executive Director, CEED Concordia
  • Majaliwa Richard Byendimbwa, Member of the Board of Directors CEED Concordia

Hosted by Angelo Izama, Team Leader VRS Kwa Wote & Head of Faculty, LéO Africa Institute

**Hosted in partnership with CEED Concordia 

speaker-1

Hawa Mariam Keita

speaker-2

Majaliwa Richard Byendimbwa

speaker-3

Angelo Izama

Day 2: 27th November (Physical)

 
10:00 - 11:00

In Conversation: LéO Africa Institute at 10! - The Building of an “Imagined Community”

In Conversation with

  • Hashim Wasswa Mulangwa, Chief Development Strategy Officer, Global Innovation Fund
  • Liz Muange, Investment & Value Chain Lead, SUED, YELP Fellow Class of 2017 & Member Board of Directors. LéO Africa Institute
  • William Babigumira; Chief Executive Officer Pentascope Strategy & Senior Member of Faculty LéO Africa Institute

Hosted by Awel Uwihanganye, Founder & Senior Director, LéO Africa Institute

speaker-1

Hashim Wasswa Mulangwa

speaker-2

Liz Muange

speaker-3

William Babigumira

speaker-4

Awel Uwihanganye

11:30 - 12:00

Performance

Musical performance by Lamu

speaker-1

Lamu

12:00 - 12:15

Keynote

Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer at Mastercard Foundation

speaker-1

Julie Gichuru

12:15 - 13:00

In Conversation: What the Pandemic has taught us about the changing nature of “Imagined Communities” and Building Resilience

Panelists

  • Prosper Ahimbisibwe, Medical Doctor & YELP Fellow Class of 2018
  • Julie Gichuru, Chief Public Affairs and Communications Officer at Mastercard Foundation
  • Linda Umutesi, Founder of Umutesi Open Library

Hosted by Nkatya Kabwe, Manager Strategic Communications Bank of Zambia & YELP Fellow Class of 2018

speaker-1

Dr. Prosper Ahimbisibwe

speaker-2

Julie Gichuru

speaker-3

Nkatya Kabwe

speaker-4

Linda Umutesi

13:00 - 15:00

Lunch Break

15:00 - 15:15

Keynote

Chief Executive Officer, Crypto Savannah

speaker-1

Kwame Rugunda

15:15 - 16:45

Building Resilient Lives: What will Competitive and Resilient Individuals look like in Economies of the Future

Panelists

  • Lucy Mbabazi, Board Chair – Emeritus, LéO Africa Institute
  • Christian Rebero Twahirwa, Creative Director, Creators Agency Ltd and
    YELP Fellow Class of 2018
  • Okello Ojok, Founder and Community Organizer, Okere City
  • Twasiima P. Bigirwa, Segal Family Foundation
  • Emmanuel Langoya, Business Banker at Stanbic Bank Uganda & YELP Fellow Class of 2019

Hosted by Ralph Akorabirungi, Head of Public Education Unit at Bank of Uganda & YELP Fellow Class of 2018

speaker-1

Lucy Mbabazi

speaker-2

Ojok Okello

speaker-3

Twasiima P. Bigirwa

speaker-4

Emmanuel Langoya

speaker-5

Ellis Ralph Akorabirungi

speaker-6

Christian Rebero Twahirwa

17:30 - 18:30

Discussion: Why Governance of Society Must be right, in order to Build Good Societies & Resilient Individuals

Panelists

  • Annet Mbabazi, Governance Specialist & Member of Institute Faculty
  • Lyndah Mwaura, Founder and CEO, Leona Foundation & Fellow Class of 2019
  • Jacob Eyeru, Chairperson, Uganda National Youth Council
  • Benefique Magadju, Programme Assistant, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung DR Congo & YELP Fellow Class of 2018
  • Moses Gashirabake, Chief Executive Officer - Mo Gashi & Partners, Canada

Hosted by Gabriel Karsan, Founding Director, Emerging Youth Initiative & YELP Fellow Class of 2018

speaker-1

Annet Mbabazi

speaker-2

Lyndah Mwaura

speaker-3

Jacob Eyeru

speaker-4

Benefique Magadju

speaker-5

Gabriel Karsan

speaker-6

Moses Gashirabake

Day 3: 28th November (Virtual)

 

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10:30 - 10:45

Outsider View of YELP As a “Community”

Corporate Social Investments Manager at Stanbic Bank Uganda

speaker-1

Barbara Kasekende

10:45 - 11:45

Belonging: Networks as Imagined Communities and how YELP can Contribute to building Resilient Fellows

Panelists

  • Cleofash Alinaitwe, Managing Partner at Agri Planet Uganda & Valedictorian – YELP Class of 2017
  • Mohamed Okash, Head of Innovations, SIMAD iLab & Valedictorian – YELP Class of 2019
  • Malath Ochieng, Child Protection, Gender and Development Specialist & YELP Fellow Class of 2018

Hosted by Isaac Rugamba, Senior Analyst at Vanguard Economics & YELP Fellow Class of 2017

speaker-1

Cleofash Alinaitwe

speaker-2

Mohamed Okash

speaker-3

Malath Ochieng

speaker-4

Isaac Rugamba

12:00 - 12:30

Closing Ceremony

Keynote speech by Conrad Mugisha, Ugandan Entrepreneur, YELP Fellow Class of 2017 & Member Board of Directors at LéO Africa Institute.

speaker-1

Conrad Mugisha

12:30 - 13:00

Performance by A Ka Dope band

speaker-1

A Ka Dope

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