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The 2020 Future Summit

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· Networking
1:1 Networking
Connect with your fellow attendees!
2020-10-01T12:00:00Z 2020-10-01T23:00:00Z Africa/Nairobi 1%3A1+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
The Future is Now
Join us on the main stage as we kick off the 2020 Future Summit with a musical performance by Global Music Awards winner, Tetu Shani.
Beatrice Onyango Patricia Malila Joachim Rogall Barry Segal
2020-10-01T12:15:00Z 2020-10-01T12:37:00Z Africa/Nairobi The+Future+is+Now Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Keynote Address: Economies of the Future
Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus will share his perspective on new ways of doing business in the economies of the future.
Muhammad Yunus
2020-10-01T12:37:00Z 2020-10-01T12:57:00Z Africa/Nairobi Keynote+Address%3A+Economies+of+the+Future Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
De(Re)constructing Africa's Relationship with the World
Africa's identity to the world has long been defined by outsiders. Let's talk about building a better way forward.
Michael Schaefer Clare Akamanzi Tsitsi  Masiyiwa Frederick Swaniker Uduak Amimo
2020-10-01T12:57:00Z 2020-10-01T14:00:00Z Africa/Nairobi De%28Re%29constructing+Africa%27s+Relationship+with+the+World Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Beyond the Chalkboard: The Future of Education
What are the challenges and opportunities facing the education sector? (EN/FR interpretation available)
Noella Moshi Tonee Ndungu Marlon  Parker Iku Lazaro Iyinoluwa  Aboyeji Noella Moshi
2020-10-01T14:20:00Z 2020-10-01T15:20:00Z Africa/Nairobi Beyond+the+Chalkboard%3A+The+Future+of+Education Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Endless Potential of the Circular Economy
The future is ... a system of economic development that focuses on regeneration over extraction.
Tanya Clarke Olawale  Adebiyi David Auerbach
2020-10-01T14:20:00Z 2020-10-01T15:20:00Z Africa/Nairobi The+Endless+Potential+of+the+Circular+Economy Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Beyond the Clinic: The Future of Health
Building strong, resilient health systems means expanding our understanding of how, where, and by whom healthcare services are delivered.
Wawira Njiru Lonnie Hackett Temie Giwa-Tubosun Isabelle Kamariza
2020-10-01T14:20:00Z 2020-10-01T15:20:00Z Africa/Nairobi Beyond+the+Clinic%3A+The+Future+of+Health Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Change Starts Within: The Future of Intrapreneurship
Hear from 3 intrapreneurs working inside organizations to build a more sustainable and equitable future.
Grant Ervin Saidah  Carter Justin DeKoszmovszky
2020-10-01T14:20:00Z 2020-10-01T15:20:00Z Africa/Nairobi Change+Starts+Within%3A+The+Future+of+Intrapreneurship Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Beyond the Fields: The Future of Agriculture
Learn from experts and agripreneurs about how they're rethinking their approach to their work.
Ko Chijota beatrice gakuba Solomon Makuza JohnCarl Dunyo Zoe So
2020-10-01T14:20:00Z 2020-10-01T15:20:00Z Africa/Nairobi Beyond+the+Fields%3A+The+Future+of+Agriculture Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Virtual Site Visits
Check out the Site Visits section of the event site to watch the featured videos then join the breakout sessions to hear from some visionary leaders.
John Zakeyo Tharcisse Nshimirimana Ruth Nderitu Willie Mpasuka Devin Hibbard Ruth  Kihiu Maanda Ngoitiko Evelyn Mwondha Isabelle Kamariza Wendo  Aszed Vedaste NKESHIMANA
2020-10-01T15:30:00Z 2020-10-01T16:10:00Z Africa/Nairobi Virtual+Site+Visits Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Aboard the Rocket Ship
Take a break and enjoy a performance by Kenyan artist, Idd Aziz.
2020-10-01T16:13:00Z 2020-10-01T16:33:00Z Africa/Nairobi Aboard+the+Rocket+Ship Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
The Future of Western Philanthropy
A fireside chat between Kofi Appenteng (President & CEO of the Africa-America Institute) and Andy Bryant (Executive Director of Segal Family Foundation).
Kofi Appenteng Andy Bryant
2020-10-01T16:34:00Z 2020-10-01T17:35:00Z Africa/Nairobi The+Future+of+Western+Philanthropy Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Equal Footing: The Future of Partnership
Learn how creative collaborations and strategic partnerships can amplify impact.
Lisa Bohmer Mark Laichena Cher-Wen DeWitt Kennedy Odede
2020-10-01T17:45:00Z 2020-10-01T18:45:00Z Africa/Nairobi Equal+Footing%3A+The+Future+of+Partnership Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Afro-Rithms From the Future
A speculative design experiment & worldbuilding session to imagine alternative strategies to democratize the future.
Lonny Brooks Audrey Williams Nina Woodruff-Walker Nour Batyne
2020-10-01T17:45:00Z 2020-10-01T18:45:00Z Africa/Nairobi Afro-Rithms+From+the+Future Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The Vanguard: Contemporary Arts in Africa
Meet three of the remarkable women who are shaping the way we enjoy the continent's cultural productions. (EN/FR interpretation available)
Azza Satti Sonia Lawson Claude Grunitzky
2020-10-01T17:45:00Z 2020-10-01T18:45:00Z Africa/Nairobi The+Vanguard%3A+Contemporary+Arts+in+Africa Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The City of the Future
Africa's current infrastructure has the agility to leapfrog traditional architecture. How are smart cities are transforming urban and rural living?
Tesi Rusagara Patrick  Nsenga Buchana Emmanuel Adegboye Kofi Bio
2020-10-01T17:45:00Z 2020-10-01T18:45:00Z Africa/Nairobi The+City+of+the+Future Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
BLM: Race & Power in Philanthropy & Development
Social movements are agitating for change across the globe. This panel will consider strategies to #ShiftThePower.
Nora Lester Murad Martin  Segal Degan Ali Marie-Rose Romain Murphy Lori Adelman
2020-10-01T18:50:00Z 2020-10-01T20:03:00Z Africa/Nairobi BLM%3A+Race+%26+Power+in+Philanthropy+%26+Development Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
The Future of Investing in African Visionaries
African visionaries are key drivers of social change on the continent. To accelerate their impact, we need new investment approaches.
Frank Aswani Lior Ipp Katie Bunten-Wamaru Keith Kibirango
2020-10-01T20:03:00Z 2020-10-01T21:05:00Z Africa/Nairobi The+Future+of+Investing+in+African+Visionaries Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Main Stage
Dance It Out: The Future is Yours!
Get ready to dance as we close The 2020 Future Summit with performances by Phindu Banda, Nyago, Tetu Shani, and Idd Aziz.
Beatrice Onyango Patricia Malila
2020-10-01T21:05:00Z 2020-10-01T23:00:00Z Africa/Nairobi Dance+It+Out%3A+The+Future+is+Yours%21 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Noella Moshi


Noella Moshi

Future Fund for Education

Grant Ervin

Intrapreneurship session

Tonee Ndungu


Tesi Rusagara


Saidah Carter

The League of Intrapreneuers

John Zakeyo

Rays of Hope

Michael Schaefer

BMW Foundation

Lonny Brooks

California State University

Azza Satti

Statement Films

Wawira Njiru


Lisa Bohmer

Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

Patrick Nsenga Buchana

AC Group

Audrey Williams

Ancestral Futures

Marlon Parker


David Auerbach


Olawale Adebiyi


Tanya Clarke


Frank Aswani

African Venture Philanthropy Alliance

Iku Lazaro

Shule Direct

Clare Akamanzi

Rwanda Development Board

Lior Ipp

The Roddenberry Foundation

Kofi Appenteng

Africa-America Institute

Tharcisse Nshimirimana

Service Yezu Mwiza

Nora Lester Murad

Writer / Activist / Mother

Sonia Lawson

Palais de Lomé

Ruth Nderitu

Dandelion Africa

Ko Chijota

GGEM Farming

Katie Bunten-Wamaru

African Visionary Fund

Martin Segal

Segal Family Foundation

Sharonrose Msaki

Segal Family Foundation

Muhammad Yunus

Nobel Laureate, Yunus Centre

Keith Kibirango

Save the Children UK

Lori Adelman

Global Fund for Women

Marie-Rose Romain Murphy

Imago Dei Fund

Degan Ali

African Development Solutions

Nour Batyne

Resilience 2032

Nina Woodruff-Walker


Liana Nzabampema

Segal Family Foundation


Service Yezu Mwiza

Rose Thuo

Segal Family Foundation

Wendo Aszed

Dandelion Africa

Carolyn Kandusi

Segal Family Foundation

Dee Punungwe

Social Impact Incubator

Caroline Numuhire

Segal Family Foundation

Zoe So

Whole Planet Foundation

JohnCarl Dunyo


Isabelle Kamariza


Uduak Amimo

Uduak Amimo Coaching & Consulting

Frederick Swaniker

African Leadership Group

Tsitsi Masiyiwa

African Philanthropy Forum

Kofi Bio


Emmanuel Adegboye


Kennedy Odede


Evelyn Mwondha

Street Business School

Maanda Ngoitiko

Pastoral Women's Council

Ruth Kihiu

Pastoral Women's Council

Temie Giwa-Tubosun


Justin DeKoszmovszky

The League of Intrapreneurs

Andy Bryant

Segal Family Foundation

Cher-Wen DeWitt

Segal Family Foundation

Barry Segal

Segal Family Foundation

Devin Hibbard

Street Business School

Claude Grunitzky

TRUE Africa

Solomon Makuza

Gardens for Health International

beatrice gakuba

AWAN Afrika

Keith Kibirango

Save the Children UK

Mark Laichena

Give Directly

Willie Mpasuka

Rays of Hope

Lonnie Hackett

Healthy Learners

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Future Africa

Joachim Rogall

Robert Bosch Stiftung

Patricia Malila

Segal Family Foundation

Beatrice Onyango

Segal Family Foundation

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Rays of Hope


Dandelion Africa


Pastoral Women's Council


Street Business School