Awel Uwihanganye

Founder, LéO Africa Institute

Awel Uwihanganye is the Founder & Senior Director at the LéO Africa Institute. He is a privileged Board Member Global Health Corps, a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative—East Africa, and a Member of the Aspen Institute’s Global Leadership Network.

Awel is passionate about media production and communications, entrepreneurship, personal and leadership development, psychology and mental health, international relations and diplomacy, travel, and reading. He believes in the power of people and networks to change lives, shape society, and advance development.

He envisions Africa as a frontier for opportunity and growth with a confident, self-aware generation of rising African leaders at the center of this renaissance.


10:00 - 11:00

Day 2 27th Nov

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