Meet Ups

Fellows led discussions with other Fellows and guest speakers on the following topics during the 2017 Summit:


meet up

Advocacy and Civic Engagement

  • Advocacy and Public Policy
  • Civic Education for Citizen Empowerment
  • Democracy and Good Governance
  • Grassroots Initiatives and Mobilization
  • Local Governance
  • Women’s Political Participation

Business, Management, and Finance

  • Crowdfunding
  • Financial Markets
  • Micro-Finance and Micro-Lending
  • NGO Management
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Regional Integration and Trade
  • Scaling Up Enterprises
  • Small Business Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Urbanization and the African City
  • Women’s Economic Participation
  • Working with Incubators

Education and Youth Services

  • Education Access and Quality
  • Education Administration and Policy
  • Girls’ Education
  • Higher Education
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Vocational Training and Workforce Development
  • Youth Employment

Ethics & Human Rights

  • Combating Sexual and Gender-Based Violence
  • Corruption, Ethics, and Legal Systems
  • Human Rights
  • Internally Displaced Persons and Refugees
  • LGBTQI Rights
  • Transparency and Accountability

Environment, Energy, and Agriculture

  • Agriculture and Technology
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation and National Resource Management
  • Food Security
  • Renewable Energy
  • Water Security and Waste Management
  • Wildlife Protection
  • Women and Agriculture
  • Youth and Agriculture

Media and Communications

  • Arts and Film
  • Journalism and the Media
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • New Media
  • Strategic Communications

Peace and Security

  • Countering Violence Extremism
  • Land Security and Conflict
  • Peace Building and Conflict Resolution
  • Post-Conflict Challenges
  • Regional Security

Public Health

  • Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Maternal and Child Health
  • Mental Health
  • Persons Living with HIV/AIDS
  • Public Health Management
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health