AFRICA.COM Hybrid Event with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie… Leave a comment

In a time when responding to health challenges is of the highest importance, AFRICA.COM is hosting a hybrid event discussing ways to promote health, science and technological innovation in Africa, while also highlighting how innovation can remove barriers facing African women and girls.

The discussion features Melinda French Gates, Co-Chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Author. They will be joined by a panel of women making an impact across health, innovation, entrepreneurship, and economic development, including Dr. Shivon Byamukama, Managing Director of Babyl Rwanda and Dr. Corine Karema, former Director of the Rwanda National Malaria Control Programme.

On the side-lines of the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Rwanda, and the Kigali Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, the hybrid event is an opportunity for audiences across Africa and the Diaspora to join the conversation. The 45-minute panel discussion will be moderated by Kenyan media personality & author Janet Mbugua while the virtual audience will be hosted by Chair & CEO Teresa Clarke.

The event takes place on Thursday, 23 June.

Free registration is open to the public at this link:

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