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Inspire, Innovate, Impact: Shaping our Futures Together

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Michael Hands

Founder and Director, The Inga Foundation

Suné Stassen

Custodian and Founding Director of Open Design Afrika

Roby Stancel

Partner, Innovation and Technology, Virtual Consulting International

Heba Aguib

Chief Executive for RESPOND, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt

Razaque Quive

Project Manager, Coral Reef Club Project, Ocean Guardians

Katrin Schuhen

Founder, Wasser 3.0 PEX

Natalia Mejia

Project Assistant, The Futures Project

Leehe Skuler

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Global Impact Tech Alliance

chris luebkeman

Strategic Advisor to the President and Advisory Board, ETH Zürich

Helmuth Trischler

Head of Research, Deutsches Museums

herbert mangesius

Founding Partner, Vsquared Ventures

Natalie Samarasinghe

Chief of Strategy, United Nations

Wainright Acquoi

Co-Founder, TRIBE

Andreas Kölling

Deputy Managing Director, Build Up Nepal Enigeering

Jenny Shirar

Project Assistant, The Futures Project

Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga

Co-Founder, Sehat Kahani

Andrea Bonilla

Co-Founder, BioPlaster Research

Bhavna Gupta

Program Manager, The Futures Project

Alexandra Spieldoch

CEO, Bountifield International

Andrew Moss

Business, innovation, and performance coach

Aqdar Maskur

Founder, Ritma Green

Francisco Santolo

Founder and CEO, Scalabl

Sébastien Mena

Professor, Hertie School

Aditya Singh

Director, Athena School of Management

Ramona Liberoff

Global Impact Investor

Julia Stamm

Founder, The Futures Project

Nadim Choucair

Founder, 2030 Cabinet

Oliver Higson

Managing Director, Anywhere.Africa

Arianna Briganti

Deputy Chairperson, The Pink Shuttle

Troy Carter

Co-Founder, RIZOME

Kuldeep Dantewadia

Co-Founder, Reap Benefit Foundation

Joke Quintens

Designer, Wetopia

Carla Hustedt

Project Lead, Ethics of Algorithms

Wolfgang Kerler

Editor In Chief, 1E9

Abi Nokes

CEO, inHive

Rachel Gutierrez

Project Manager, The Futures Project

David Idunnuoluwa

E-Mobility Specialist, MAX Mobility & Agro

Elias Kuepper

Founder, Kerith

Tiffany Tong

Co-Founder, Aeloi Technologies

Kerstin von Aretin

Program Manager, BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt


Senior Researcher, Institute for Advanced Studies

Afua Wilcox

PhD Researcher, Delft Global Fellow

Javier Guillot

Team Lead, Department of Culture, Bogota

Ana Alvarez

Founder, Migration Hub

Carl Manuel Funk

Founder KNOWEAUX Applied Futures

Amrei Andrasch

Experiential Time Traveler

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The Futures Project (TFP)

The Futures Project (TFP) is an international non-profit aiming to change our perspectives on innovation, technology and the future.

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Ritma Green

Aqdar Maskur, founder and executive director Ritma Green ( – a social enterprise working on sustainable coffee practices and small scale renewable energy deployment. He has strong background and interest on food security, climate change, social entrepreneurship and SME development. Working at grass root level, he used to work as field facilitator for agriculture-based company, consultant for his agriculture-based Business Development Service (BDS) provider, and NGO worker on environmental issues.

Bountifield International: Postharvest Technology

Bountifield International: Postharvest Technology is contributing to food and sustainable growth in Africa by unlocking smallholder farmers’ access to post-harvest technology.

BioPlaster Research

BioPlaster Research has developed a biodegradable biopolymer which aims to tackle the issue of plastic pollution and ecosystem deterioration exacerbated by sargassum massive blooms in coastal environments.

The Inga Foundation: Land for Life

The Inga Foundation implements alley-cropping, an alternative to the slash-and-burn agriculture. It provides food security for farmers while also protecting the environment.

Ocean Guardians - Coral Reef Club Project

Ocean Guardians is raising a generation of youth who understand and cherish the ocean by providing marine conservation and gender equality education.

Sehat Kahani

Through their mobile application and helpline, Sehat Kahani delivers accessible remote health services while empowering female healthcare professionals.


Wetopia is co-creating more resilient cities from the bottom-up, bringing policy-makers, civil society, and citizens together to collaboratively make better, more inclusive cities.

Reap Benefit Foundation

The Reap Benefit Foundation is a citizen participation and leadership platform that mentors youth towards tackling local issues, combining technology, people and government.

Build up Nepal Engineering

Build up Nepal Engineering is a social business that empowers rural entrepreneurs and communities to build safe, affordable, eco-friendly homes and resilient incomes.


RIZOME is pioneering climate-positive bamboo engineered lumber, which is one of the most scalable technologies for carbon drawdown on earth.

The Pink Shuttle

As the first women-only transportation service in Afghanistan, the Pink Shuttle fosters women's independence, economic and social autonomy.


Anywhere.Africa takes the existing infrastructure of Africa, such as paths, tracks and broken roads, and makes off-road electric cargo bikes to deliver goods and services.

Wasser 3.0

Wasser 3.0 GmbH is counteracting global water pollution by micro pollutants with solution-oriented research and innovation.


Kerith is building a cloud-based tool that uses algorithms to optimize the location and construction of components of energy systems.


inHive enables teachers and young leaders to develop the skills and tools needed to establish effective networks and connect and be inspired by past alumni.


TRIBE is an education social enterprise inspiring and empowering a new generation of purpose-driven young entrepreneurs and innovators.

Aeloi Technologies

Aeloi Technologies has built an inclusive platform using digital tokens to provide affordable financing to informal sector microentrepreneurs.

MAX Mobility & Agro

MAX provides technology and financing infrastructure for motorcycle-taxis in West Africa.