Dr Arikana Chihombori- Quao

Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao

Title: Former African Union Ambassador to the USA.

 

Arikana Chihombori-Quao is a medical doctor and activist. She is a public speaker, educator, diplomat, founder of medical clinics, and an entrepreneur. She moved to the United States after living many years in Zimbabwe. She is the CEO and founder of Bell Family Medical Centers in the United States.
Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa

Title: Chairman and Chief Executive, National Diaspora Commission Nigeria and former member of the Nigeria Federal House of Representatives representing Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State. Chairman of the House Committee on Media & Publicity

 

Hon. Abike represented the people of Ikorodu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives from June 2003 – June 2015 where she served as Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs (June 2003 – June 2008). As Chairman on Media, she worked at giving the House a credible image through absolute openness and transparency; and as Chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs (June 2008 – 2015), her major spotlight was in her advocacy and calls for justice and fairness for Nigerians abroad — From China, Pakistan, Libya, to USA, Northern Cyprus, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Brazil and many more countries. Her intervention was impactful.

Anna McCoy

Anna McCoy

Title: Principal, Chief Strategy and Global Officer of UrbanAmerica and Founder of a private real estate equity and development firm based in the United States.

She manages real estate transactions in excess of $2 billion and has written three books, teaching women about financial literacy and empowering women globally “to step into their greatness.”

 

Anna McCoy on Leadership — “Lead from right where you are: When we talk about leadership, it can sometimes feel overwhelming for women to think about taking on a new role that might require additional responsibilities when we are already managing so much. The truth is, we can lead wherever we are at the moment. The moment that you have an opportunity to act, do so. Then you will find yourself leading,”

Dr. Pamela McCauley

Pamela McCauley

Title: Ph.D., Professor of Engineering, College of Engineering & Computer Science, University of Central Florida; Expert Witness; Entrepreneur

 

A seasoned entrepreneur, Dr. McCauley has received funding from the National Science Foundation in her technical areas and in research projects devoted to enhancing participation of under-represented minorities and women in engineering education and careers.
Margaret Jackson

Margaret Jackson

Title: Director, Alameda County Small Business Development Center, California.

 

Publisher of the Small Business Concierge Magazine, Silicon Valley and Silicon Valley Business and Finance Radio Personality, Business on the Edge. The AM 1220 KDOW Money 2.0 Business On the Edge Radio Show is on the #1 Business and Finance Wall Street Business network in the nation. It is the platform for the business professional, entrepreneur, and the small business owner to learn and grow professionally. “Approximately 10%+/- women are on the Forbes Billionaire’s list each year. It is time for a change!” says Margaret.
Nyami Mandindi

Nyami Mandindi

Title: Founder and Executive Director of a property development and investment venture, Kusile Africa Ventures (Pty) Ltd and of Petals Global (Pty) Ltd, a women’s investment company, located in South Africa.

 

Nyami is the recipient of the prestigious Women’s Property Network Five Star Award, which recognizes women leaders in the Property Sector. A former Chairperson of Group Five Company, she is currently an Independent non-executive director to the board of directors, Hyprop Limited. A professional Quantity Surveyor, she has been involved in every aspect of the infrastructure, property investment and development value chain during her career.
Danayi Musamirapamwe

Danayi Musamirapamwe

Title: Founder of ‘ She is Africa’

 

Danayi is millennial content creator and influencer with a sharp focus on Women Economic Empowerment including women at the bottom of the economic pyramid. She is the Founder of ‘ She is Africa’. She believes in empowering from the inside out, empowering young women by empowering them to feel and look good as they pursue their purpose. Leveraging on her masters in law and business from Bucerius Law School, Germany and internships at The Hague International Court and consultant on an EU Commission funded project that focused on private sector development of ACP small and medium enterprises (SMEs), she has developed thought leadership pieces including empowerment solutions for women.
Danayi was appointed as the UN Women’s Enpower Women Global Champion for Change 2017-2018.