YALI Network Lagos IGNITE Conference 2023 Kicks Off

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YALI Network Lagos IGNITE Conference 2023 set to kick off

The highly anticipated Young African Leaders Initiatives (YALI) Network Lagos IGNITE Conference 2023 is set to take place on the 15th and 16th of December 2023 at American Corner and Eridan Space, respectively.

The theme of the 2023 Ignite Conference is Empowering Tomorrow’s Africa: Leading Change in a Digital World.

This landmark leadership conference, the 1st Edition, aims to bring together thought leaders, industry experts, and young leaders across Africa for a transformative experience focused on leadership development in our fast-paced digital era.

The 2-day event will feature:

  • Diverse Speaker Lineup
  • Scholarships for selected undergraduates
  • In-depth CV review for selected participants
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Amazing prizes for qualified winners
  • Photoshoot sessions at a highly subsidized rate, and many more.

Day 1 Event Details:

  • Date: Friday 15th, December 2023
  • Time: 11 am WAT
  • Venue: American Corner, Ikeja
  • Dress Code: Formal (Corporate)

Day 2 Event Details:

  • Date: Saturday 16th, December 2023
  • Time: 1 pm WAT
  • Venue: Eridan Space, Ikeja
  • Dress Code: Black Tie (Dinner Wear)/African Traditional

Some top professionals in various sectors have been billed to speak at the IGNITE conference.

Hon. Mobolaji Ogunlende, Honorable Commissioner Minister of Youth and Social Development, is set to deliver a keynote speech on the role of innovative leadership in the evolving African landscape

Razaq Ahmed, CEO and co-founder of Cowrywise will be speaking on Ideas to Impact: Innovation as a Tool for Building a Thriving Nation.

Seun Onigbinde, the Global Director at BudgIT, is expected to speak on Ideas to Impact: Innovation as a Tool for Building a Thriving Nation, while Akinbode Roberts, the CEO of Dataleum, will address the gathering on Disruptive Thinking: The Role of Technology in Shaping Africa’s Future.

Also, Kayode Ladeinde, the Executive Editor of TVC News, will speak on Expanding Access to Digital Opportunities Through Strategic Communication.

The IGNITE CONFERENCE 2023 is organized by YALI NETWORK LAGOS HUB, an initiative of the United States (US) Department of State set up during the administration of former President Barack Obama.

YALI, an organization established in 2010, is a vibrant and dynamic community of like-minded individuals who are dedicated to personal growth, leadership development, and creating lasting change.

Whether you are a young professional, entrepreneur, or student, this is your chance to connect with fellow changemakers, access valuable resources, and gain the skills necessary to lead with confidence.