William Babigumira

Head of Faculty, LéO Africa Institute.


15:00 - 16:30

Friday November 17 (Virtual)

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
10:40 - 12:30

Saturday November 18 (Physical)

Why We Must Forge a Common Identity: Mitigating Conflict & Fostering a Peaceful, Economically Viable Continent through Integration

The panel will explore the importance of a common African identity in mitigating conflict and fostering a peaceful, economically viable continent. Panelists will discuss the challenges of building a common identity across Africa's diverse cultures and languages, and how this can be achieved through integration and cooperation.


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


Anna Reissman, Country Representative Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Uganda & South Sudan
Ritah Uwamahoro, Operations Associate, The African Leadership University & YELP Class of 2023 Fellow
Leila Ali, Chief Operating Officer, Infotech Investment Group (IIG) & YELP Fellow Class of 2023