The Youth Connekt Africa Summit is back again! The second edition of the summit organized by the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of youth and in collaboration with African Development Bank, One UN Rwanda and the African Union Commission, is set to hold at the Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda on the 8th-10th of October 2018, under the theme “Connekting Youth for Continental Transformation.” The first edition hosted by His Excellency, Paul Kagame of Rwanda, had over 4,000 people in attendance including speakers Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba.com and Akon, Singer and Founder of Lightning Africa.
This year’s edition will also feature a “Connekted Girls Hub” organized by the UN Women Rwanda, aimed at celebrating achievements, acknowledging progress and sharing knowledge on how to increase community involvement in the empowerment of women and girls. Among the prominent plenary speakers at the event include, Princess Olatorera Oniru CEO of Dressmeoutlet.com / Olatorera Concultancy Limited and African Union Chairman and President of Rwanda, H.E Paul Kagame. Read the Top 3 Reasons Paul Kagame Of Rwanda Qualifies As One Of Africa’s Best.
The Youth Connekt Africa is a high-impact solution for African countries which aim to provide youth with skill, network and information needed to scale their initiatives and gain meaningful employment. The second edition will also track the YouthConnekt 4 Trade, JobConnekt & GigKorner, Connekted Innovators, YouthKonverse, Connekted Innovators, Face the Gorilla, and The Innovative Race. 2018 Youth Connekt Africa is expected to be one of Africa’s most empowering events of 2018 bringing together great leaders to inspire tomorrow’s future leaders. For more details, please visit www.youthconnektAfrica.org.