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The Diversity Summit 2020

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· Stage
Introduction of the hosts.
Jeffrey and Roqeebah declare the summit open and introduce the hosts.
· Stage
Welcome note.
Kiki Mordi and Jake Effoduh welcome everyone and give a general insight and rundown of what the summit is about before introducing Bukonla Adebakin
· Stage
Opening Remarks.
Bukonla introduces the US consulate general who then gives the opening remarks.
· Stage
Kiki Mordi and Jake Effoduh introduce the first (2) panel sessions.
· Sessions
"The Vagina Dialogue: The line from purity culture to rape culture"
· Sessions
"Toxic Environment: Climate change and African governments."
· Sessions
"Love does not win elections: The only way young people can actually take over power."
· Sessions
"Not too young to run: Will young people in government actually change anything?"
· Sessions
The Turning Point Generation: Will Gen Z succeed where millennials are failing?
· Sessions
"OK, Boomer: Do African parents have any right to talk about values?
· Sessions
The Age of Revolution: Why is it so difficult to build movements here?
· Sessions
Policy Paper: Are Companies Doing Enough to Create Safe Spaces?
· Sessions
She Called Me Woman: The war over gender.
· Sessions
"What were you wearing?’ How not to talk about rape.
· Stage
Kiki Mordi and Jake Effoduh introduces the next (4) sessions.
· Sessions
"It’s our culture”: Films, music and how to change hearts and minds.
· Stage
Kiki Mordi and Jake Effoduh introduces the next (4) sessions.


Akin Banuso

Country Manager, Microsoft Nigeria.

Adesola Awofeso

Head, Employee Engagement & Culture Human Capital Management, Sterling Bank.

Soromidayo George

Director, Corporate Affairs & Sustainable Business, Unilever Nigeria Plc.

Blessings Timidi

Women and Girl-child Rights Advocate and Community Based Researcher .

Eniola Hu

Content Creator.

Toye Sokunbi

Content Creator and Founder, ARTISH.

Patricia Obozuwa

Director of Communications and Public Affairs for GE Africa.

Adelola Edema

Special Needs Education Consultant.

Oluwatomisin Kolawole

Co-founder/CEO, Vinsighte.

Ibijoke Faborode

Cofounder, ElectHer.

Olivia Mukam

Executive Director at Solutionneurs.

Zainab Imam


Ike Anya

Co-founder of Nigeria Health Watch.

Chiedozie Dike


Daisy Wanzala

PR / Marketing Consultant.

Dr Funmilayo Ogunsanya

Doctor and Social Media Influencer.

Adaku Ufere

International oil and gas, gender and development lawyer.

Denzel Osei

Youth Advocate.

Oyeyemi Aderigbigbe

Senior Associate, Templars.

Aisha Salaudeen


Chidiogo Akunyili

Founder of She ROARs - Reimagining Our Africa Rising.

Arit Okpo


Daniel Orubo


Chidinma Nwaukwa

Communication Specialist.

Enioluwa Adeoluwa

Content Creator.

Ani Kayode Somtochukwu

Writer and Poet.

Matthew Blaise

Human Rights Activist.

Uche Uba

Model/Content Creator.

Keside Anosike

Writer and Editor.

Samuel Otigba

Social Entrepreneur.

Onyinye Ikenna Emeka

General Manager, Enterprise Marketing at MTN Nigeria.

Ross Murray

Senior Director, Media Institute GLAAD.

Papa Oppong


Ferdinand Adimefe

Nigerian author & Founder of Imaginarium Creative Global.

Otosirieze Obi Young

Editor of Folio Nigeria.

Umeh Peter Abidemi

Website/Content Creator.

Ojoma Ochai

Director of Arts, Education and Society British Council Nigeria.

Chisom Ogbummuo

Founder, The Conversation Café.

Vincent Desmond


Uloma Moreen

Creative Director and Women Rights Activist.

Rinu Oduola

Why is it so difficult to build movements here?

Solomon Buchi


Damilola Marcus

Executive Art Director, Dá Design Studio.

Ayodeji Osowobi

Founder, Stand To End Rape.

Chidera Muoka

Founder, House of Zeta.

Yetty classy


Udo Jude Ilo

Country Officer and Head of Nigeria Office of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa.

Dabesaki Mac-Ikemenjima

Program Officer, West Africa, FORD Foundation.

Samson Itodo

Founder, YIAGA.

Osi Suave

Will young people in government actually change anything?

Damilola Oyedele

Senior Product Manager - Amazon Business.

Adebayo Oke-Lawal

Founder, Orange Culture.

Olumide Makanjuola

Director of Programs at Initiative Sankofa d'Afrique de l'Ouest -ISDAO.

Hilda Dokunbo

Nigerian film actress and youth advocate.

Cesar Augusto

Minister of Finance, Economy and Planning of Equatorial Guinea.

Marr Nyang

Founder and Executive Director of Gambia Participates.

Tracy Moran

Deputy Editor, A Modern Media Company.

Seun Fakorede

Commissioner for Youth/Sports, Oyo State.

Chiedozie Egbuna

Spoken word Artist and Poet.

Halimat Magaji

Founder, The Halimat Magaji.

Juliet Olumuyiwa Rufai

Manager at Mirabel Center.

Idia Aisen

Host/TV Presenter.

Seyitan Atigarin

The line from purity culture to rape culture.

Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

Director of African Women in Agricultural Research and Development.

Olalekan Sipasi

CEO/Founder at ProtectOzone Sustainable Livelihood Initiative.

Debola Omololu

CEO, Afriscaper Research & Consulting.

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