Annual Leaders Gathering

Why #ALG2021

The 2021 Annual Leaders Gathering is the second such meeting of emerging leaders within the LéO Africa Institute network across East Africa to reflect on the challenges facing society today and how different networks of innovators, entrepreneurs and decision makers in the public sector can come together to address them.

Event Speakers


9:00 - 10:00

Opening Ceremony

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


Carl Manlan


Dr. Martin Balaba

10:00 - 11:00

A Decade of Impact: In Conversation with Partners

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


Opolot L’akwang


Twasiima P. Bigirwa


Luke Ofungi


Diana Ondoga


Kwezi Tabaro

11:00 - 13:00

Investing in Bold, African Ideas – How the Story of the LéO Africa Institute Can Inspire Action

In-Conversation with LéO Africa Institute co-founder Magnus Mchunguzi. The speaker will share insights on opportunities and challenges of building enterprises on the Continent, and why it was important for him to invest in a Bold idea that became the Institute we know today.


Guest Speaker:
Magnus Mchunguzi, Director Kwanza Group and co-founder LéO Africa Institute


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


Magnus Mchunguzi


Nkatya Kabwe

14:30 - 15:45

2022 YELP Annual Summit

The Future of the Young and Emerging Leaders Project (Closed to YELP Fellows)

Masters of Ceremonies

Wanjuhi Njoroge, Founder & President at Nelig Group of Companies, Valedictorian YELP Class of 2018
Rodrigers Osinde, Accountant, Save the Children International, YELP Class of 2018


Wanjuhi Njoroge


Rodridgers Osinde

9:30 - 9:45

Welcome Address by a Partner

Ms. Anne Juuko, Chief Executive, Stanbic Bank Uganda


Anne Juuko

9:45 - 11:30

LéO Africa Institute at 10! - The Building of an Authentic African Platform

Keynote Address:
Awel Uwihanganye, Founder & Senior Director LéO Africa Institute


Follow up Panel Conversation with:
Cleofash Alinaitwe, Managing Partner, Agri Planet Uganda, Valedictorian YELP Fellow Class of 2017
Donald Byamugisha, Growth Strategist, YELP Fellow Class of 2017


Hosted by William Babigumira, Chief Executive Officer Pentascope Strategy, Senior Member of Faculty LéO Africa Institute


Awel Uwihanganye


Cleofash Alinaitwe


Donald Byamugisha


William Babigumira

11:30 - 12:00

Guest Performance

Special DJ session by Dj Jeryy


Dj Jerry

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