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TAKE BACK AFRICA SUMMIT 2019

"INNOVATION FOR DEVELOPMENT PURPOSES"

This year, the summit's theme "Innovation for Development Purposes". As we embark on 2019, the summit hopes to provide a space for networking and innovation in order to support millennial ran projects that focus on economic revitalization, infrastructure development, mental health  education and real estate. developmen


speakers and presenters

joshua kanani - hyac tech

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 Hyrac Tech is a social tech company that is focused on empowering people with the resources and education they need to succeed in these digital generation. The self-funded company, which has already worked with organizations in Uganda, Ghana and South Sudan, is for now focusing on expanding its work in refugee camps, where access to education is limited. 

KEVIN KISISI - engineer africa

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 Engineer Africa is a center that gathers data on issues pertaining to development and entrepreneurship in the African markets and organizes the resources committed to solving them. Their mission is to mobilize a community of African professionals and students to engineer solutions to the challenges on the African continent. 

DAVEANNA TARPEH - wala llc

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 On March 2, 2018 (International Women's Day) WALA was born. WALA represents Women in Agriculture Leadership and Academia. The goal is to create a brand that has a social responsibility and a product that serves more than tea, it serves a purpose of changing lives globally.


CANDACE PARHAM - 100% COUNSELING AND CONSULTING

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100% Counseling & Consulting, is a catalyst for change within our communities, normalizing dialogue of traditionally off limits topics that have gone unattended to for too long.   In an effort to increase awareness of Mental Health & Chemical Health needs within our communities,  Candace created culturally specific therapy techniques that will best attend to cultural considerations as well as increase awareness and education of mental illness and addiction.

CHRISTINA ASAOLU - BLACK AND GIFTED FOUNDATION

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 The founder of the Black and Gifted Academy, Christina Asaolu is originally from Cameroon. Ms. Asaolu is passionate about education in Africa and believes knowing the history of the continent will help blacks evolve as a race. Ms. Asaolu is currently working on a project called “Black and Gifted Academy” which she hopes will help reconnect and bridge the gap between African descents all over the world. 

Nick cooper - Cooper Investments Group

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 Nick Cooper is the founder and president of Cooper Investments Group and former CEO of CORI Corp, a national real estate investment firm with current plans to invest internationally. Nick Cooper,  being a former corporate banker at US Bank, used his knowledge to help create programs and teach financial literacy to disadvantaged individuals within his community. He plans to expand his philanthropic and investment efforts to West Africa and create more opportunities for those back home to take part in Africa’s growth.