Celebration of African Excellence: Washington D.C hosts on October 27 and 28, the 2023 edition of the Global Leadership Africa Summit Business, Expo & Awards

In a world where visionary leaders champion change, inspire innovation and promote diversity, the Global Leadership Africa Summit Awards stands as a beacon of recognition and an excellent business opportunity.  This year, Washington D.C. is set to host the 2023 Global Leadership Africa Summit Business, Expo & Awards from Friday 27th to Saturday 28th October at Grand Hyatt Hotel.  An event that promises to be a transformative celebration of African excellence, entrepreneurship, and progress under the theme “Paths toward Innovation, Inclusion and Economic Prosperity.”

At the heart of the Global Leadership Africa Summit is the profound belief that Africans and people of African descent are the architects of their own destinies. This summit transcends the traditional conference experience; it’s a platform that brings together a diverse community of young leaders, entrepreneurs, and change-makers who are committed to driving positive change across the African continent and beyond.

Elevating African Excellence

The summit’s overarching mission is to elevate African and African-descendant individuals by providing pathways to advancement and economic prosperity. It’s an endeavour to bridge the gap between rhetoric and action, offering attendees concrete steps to foster a culture of inclusion, access to capital, skills development, and entrepreneurship.

Meet The Esteemed Speakers One of the undeniable highlights of this year’s summit is the impressive lineup of thought leaders and doers who will grace the stage. From award-winning actors to NASA rocket scientists and influential entrepreneurs, the diversity of speakers promises to inspire and inform. Here’s a closer look at some of the incredible individuals who will be sharing their insights

  • Danny Glover: Renowned Award-Winning Actor, Producer, Activist, and Humanitarian.
  • Aisha Bowe: A former NASA Rocket Scientist, she is the Founder & CEO of Stemboard and an Aerospace Engineer. Her role as a Global Motivational Speaker is equally impactful.
  • Obi Cubana: As the Chairman of Cubana Group, he is an Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & People Developer.
  • Ini Edo: Serving as the President of Gems Africa, she is an Award-Winning Actress, Film Producer, and Ambassador Mother of Light.
  • Richard Mofe-Damijo: With a multifaceted career, he is an Actor, Lawyer, and Entrepreneur.
  • Emma Lohoues: An Author, Entrepreneur, and TV Personality with a story that resonates.
  • Jabari Young: A Senior Writer at Forbes, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the stage.
  • Adeoye “Oye” Owolewa: Not just a U.S. Representative but also a Doctor and Community Leader.
  • Douglas Eze, CFF: His expertise as a Wealth Strategist, Real Estate Investor, Author, and Founder & CEO of Largo Financial Services is sure to leave a mark.
  • Adissa Barry: The President/CEO and Founder of TEI Electrical Solutions, she is also a Real Estate Investor. Her credentials include LSDBE, MBE, MDOT, WBENC certification.
  • Dr. Akin Kolade: As a Board-Certified Physician in Psychiatry and Neurology, his entrepreneurial spirit shines through.
  • Professor Ndubuisi Ekekwe: As the Chairman of Tekedia Capital, he’s a guiding force in innovation.
  • Kweku Amoako: A Cultural Influencer and Founder of Afropolitan Cities, he brings a unique perspective to the summit.

A Legacy of Impact

Since its inception in 2018, the Global Leadership Africa Summit has consistently brought together an influential and intentional community of attendees. Entrepreneurs, leaders, and changemakers gather to learn, build meaningful relationships, explore business opportunities, and create positive impacts.

Business Expo & Career Fair

In addition to the summit, the Global Leadership Africa Summit Business Expo & Career Fair is an event that allows companies and organizations to showcase their products and services. It serves as a crucial recruiting platform, connecting employers with diverse talent pools. For students and professionals alike, this activity allows them to explore full-time, part-time, and internship opportunities, making it a pivotal moment in their careers.

An Array of Insightful Sessions

The summit offers diverse breakout sessions and panels designed to be insightful, participatory, and immediately actionable. These sessions are a treasure trove of knowledge, aimed at expanding horizons and empowering individuals. Some of the thought-provoking topics include:

  • Wealth Creation Strategies: Insights into building and preserving wealth in an ever-changing world.
  • Stress and Depression Management: Addressing the critical issue of mental health and well-being.
  • Investing in Real Estate & Fintech: Exploring opportunities and trends in these dynamic sectors.
  • Access to Capital & Investors: Uncovering the keys to securing financial support for your ventures.
  • Global Freedom of African Descents: Advocating for the rights and opportunities of African descendants worldwide.
  • Diversity in Leadership: Insights into fostering diversity and inclusivity in leadership roles.
  • Financial Literacy and Debt Management: Equipping individuals with the knowledge to make informed financial decisions.
  • Insurance & Tax: Understanding the intricacies of insurance and tax systems.
  • Global Affairs & Diaspora Engagements: Delving into the role of the African diaspora in global affairs.
  • Investing in Africa: Risks & Opportunities: A critical examination of the vast potential and challenges of investing in Africa.

Join In Celebrating Excellence

As we look forward to the 2023 Global Leadership Africa Summit Business, Expo & Awards, it’s impossible not to be excited about the impact this event promises to have. It is an opportunity to celebrate excellence, foster progress, and inspire change. The dedication and vision of the organizers, led by Marco Kpeglo LeRoc , a bestelling author, an international speaker and a coach. are commendable. By providing a platform for these incredible individuals to share their stories and insights, the 2023 Global Leadership Africa Summit is contributing to a brighter future for Africa and its diaspora.

In conclusion, the 2023 Global Leadership Africa Summit is an event of unparalleled significance. It brings together visionaries, entrepreneurs, and changemakers in a celebration of African excellence, offering insights and opportunities for a promising future. May this event be a resounding success and serve as a catalyst for positive change, entrepreneurship, progress, peace and sustainable development in Africa and beyond.

Written by Olivier Noudjalbaye Dedingar, USA Correspondent.

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