Samita Mandjee

Executive Director, CEED Concordia

Samita Mandjee first got involved with CEED Concordia as an intern in the summer of 2018 as part of the Environmental Sustainability Project. Her project team developed a curriculum for composting workshops in high schools and participated in climate change mitigation through tree planting.

With a bachelor’s degree in Human Environment and Sustainability, Samita is passionate about climate justice, community development, and urban agriculture.


15:50 - 17:00

Friday November 25 (Virtual)

Africa in the World – Why the Conversation Matters

Conversation with Africans in the Diaspora on the significance of keeping sight of the Africa interest, reconnecting with the continent and how progressive networks like CEED and LéO Africa can facilitate the exchange.


Conversation Panel:
Lucy Mbabazi, Board Chair – Emeritus, LéO Africa Institute
Samita Mandjee, Executive Director, CEED Concordia, Canada
Majaliwa Richard Byendimbwa, Member of the Board of Directors CEED Concordia, Canada
Mohamed Okash Sugow, Head of Innovations, SIMAD iLab, Valedictorian YELP Fellow Class of 2019, Somalia


Hosted by Ivan Kyambadde, Faculty Member, LéO Africa Institute, United Kingdom


*Hosted in partnership with CEED Concordia ( 7:50 AM - 9:00 AM Montreal, Canada Time)