Colorado Africa Summit

Oct 21 2016

Africa Agenda’s
Ingenuity Summit 2016

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Agenda

With the gracious support and assistance of:

Africa Initiatives Posner Center for International Development

 

Registration (5:30-6:00):

African cuisine (buffet) provided by:

West African drumming and dance – Makomba Dance Ensemble

 

Invocation & Opening Remarks (6:00-6:15):

Nii Armah Sowah

Nii Armah Sowah

Ghanaian-born arts educator/professor of Dance, University of Colorado (CU) Boulder

 

 

 

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Sculptor, African Art Collector

 

Gabrielle Bryant

Journalist, Channel 12; President, Colorado Association of Black Journalists

 

 

 

Endale Getahun

Manager, 93.9 KETO FM, African Multicultural Radio

 

 

 

Peter Van ArsdalePeter Van Arsdale, PhD

Professor and Lead, African Initiatives, Josef Korbel School of International Studies

 

 

 

Ryan Frazier

Businessman and former Councilman, City of Aurora

 

 

 

 

World Cafe (6:15-8:00 pm)

Discussion on key questions of Africa’s ingenuity in addressing media, public participation and social and economic development.  Each table will be led by specialists working on these cutting issues.

 

Facilitator

Chris Allan

Chris Allan

Social Change Evangelist, Picher Allan Associates

 

 

 

 

Table Leaders

Africa agenda expresses sincere appreciation to the following inspiring specialists who have agreed to lead table discussions:

 

Media

Gregory Clough

Project Manager, West Africa for Oceans Beyond Piracy, One Earth Future Foundation

 

 

 

Katherine Davis

Katherine Davis

Principal, Davis Communication Strategies

 

 

 

Karen Mulberry

Karen Mulberry

Director, Strategic Initiatives, ICANN

 

 

 

 

Public Participation

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Dr. Jude Fokwang

Assistant Professor, Regis University

 

 

 

3 Luka Powanga

Dr. Luka Powanga

Professor & Executive Director, Global Commerce Forum host of Energy Africa Conference

 

 


 

Social and Economic Development

Katie Langland

Katie Langland

Community Health Worker Trainer, Denver Health; Peace Corps Organizer

 

 

 

Craig Harris

Craig Harris 

Vice President & Director, Energy and Industry Central Division, MWH, now a part of Stantec

 

 

 

Sarada Krishnan

Dr. Sarada Krishnan

Director, Horticulture and Center for Global Initiatives, Denver Botanic Gardens

 

 

 

 

Post-Dinner Music and Networking (8:00-9:00pm)

Please be our guests for music and networking after the program.

 

Special Thanks:

We are very grateful to the support of the following organizations for their financial, in-kind and volunteer assistance critical to this year’s Summit.

Thank you to the individuals who have given of their time and resources to make the event a success, in addition to the table leaders and speakers:

  • Angela Jackson
  • Chris Allan
  • Danielle Boyd
  • Gellilla Gebre-Michael
  • Kathryn Wright
  • Marcelo Ramirez Garcia-Rojas
  • Raevyn Goates
  • Lionnel Bumbakini
  • Callen Blackburn
  • Alex Richard
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