Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu


Founder & CEO of soleRebels Footwear

“ My driving passions are sharing Ethiopian cultures with the world, and finding exciting ways to keep these cultures vibrant and fully

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Emmanuel Jal


Musician & Humanitarian

“I'm still a soldier, fighting with my pen and paper for peace.”From child soldier in war-torn South Sudan to internationally acclaimed

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  • Solo Artists

Beatrice Marshall


News Anchor for CCTV Africa

Beatrice Marshall is a global News Anchor for China’s international news organization, China Global Television Network; (CGTN) based at the

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Erik Hersman


Leading Technologist + Innovator

“Change happens at the frontier”Erik Hersman is an entrepreneur, writer, and speaker who is passionate about the boundless potential of

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Ger Duany


Model/ Actor

“My wish is to be a catalyst, to push for solutions, to broker peace talks, to ensure accountability, especially for those who committed and

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Jesse Moore


MD/Founder of M-Kopa

Jesse Moore is the co-founder of M-KOPA, the company that is forever altering the way people and power get connected. M-KOPA is the world’s

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Omari Issa


Chief Executive Officer of PDB

Omari Issa is the Chief Executive Officer of the President’s Delivery Bureau, spearheading Tanzania’s growth into a well-governed,

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Patrick E. Ngowi


Chairman & MD, Helvetic Group

“Knowing that I spend the day saving others, is something that I am passionate about, at the end of the day, a business should always be able

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