About

AboutAbout the Summit

LEAD Conferences – in partnership with the AU, AU6RC, Global Affairs
Canada, United Nations and World Bank – is organizing for the first time an International African Diaspora Summit, in Toronto, Canada, from October
11-13, 2019.
This 3-Day Summit will be dedicated to youth and women’s leadership, empowerment and economic development in the global African diaspora. From panels, workshops, networking sessions, trade shows and Gala, everything will be geared towards the economic development of all the people of African decent.
The Summit is part of LEAD Africa : a youth and women’s leadership, empowerment and economic development campaign designed to mobilize and engage the global African diaspora, to unite as one voice for “the Africa we all want”.

AttendWhy you should attend

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Get Inspired

Prepare to be inspired by an unprecedented lineup of successful entrepreneurs, professionals and policy makers from around the world, on and off the stage. They’ll share their stories and lessons learned about defying the odds and reinventing business their own way.

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Get Empowered

Surround yourself with savvy male and female business leaders with diverse backgrounds, experiences, passions; and pursuits for a day of dynamic exchanges and innovative business ideas. They will have you energized and empowered to build or develop a thriving business and life.

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Get Equipped

Have your most-pressing business challenges, concerns, and questions addressed in this open forum. You will receive practical advice, feasible solutions, and innovative ideas on how to fund, launch and grow your business from veteran entrepreneurs.

SPEAKERSOUR SPEAKERS

Celina R. Caesar-Chavannes

MP Whitby

Fatima Omar Khamissa

Author & Activist for women’s rights

Fatima Omar Khamissa

Author & Activist for women’s rights

Noel Walrond

President - My Dreams Work Inc.

Noel Walrond

President - My Dreams Work Inc.

Matt Dickson

Founder of Eggpreneur - Social Entrepreneur

Matt Dickson

Founder of Eggpreneur - Social Entrepreneur

Karlyn Percil

Founder of Success Planner

Karlyn Percil

Founder of Success Planner

Nadine Spencer

CEO of BrandEQ Group Inc

Nadine Spencer

CEO of BrandEQ Group Inc

SponsorsEVENT SPONSORS

Aisha Addo
TBooth Wireless
Mary Kay
FATIMA
Venture Kids
Zoolo Investments
AOF Immigration Canada
Tribe Beauty Box
Stimugro
Women’s Network & Technology
EPI Events
First Fridays Toronto
Ethiopian Airlines
Atlas Cargo
BOWEN Immigration Services
AISI Guinee