Namugenyi Kiwanuka

Host/Producer

Nam Kiwanuka is an award-winning multi-platform journalist, producer and host of the Agenda in the Summer. Named by Chatelaine magazine as one of 80 Canadian Women to Watch, Nam is a force of change.

Nam wrote a column for the BBC’s Focus on Africa Magazine and was the Editor of the African Business Journal. Throughout her career, Nam has always selected professional and personal opportunities that echo her acute understanding of the role of human rights to ensure the equal rights of women and girls.

Nam has hosted magazine shows for the NBA and CFL and was a MuchMusic VJ.

Schedule

Mon, Sept 23

10:10am

10:10am - 10:40am

Wellness

In conversation with Tonya Lewis Lee moderated by Namugenyi Kiwanuka

Join us at Elevate 2019!

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Tues, Sept 24

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Wed, Sept 25

02:19pm

02:19pm - 02:49pm

Money

Unlocking Africa with Akoin with Akon, Jon Karas, Lynn Liss of Akoin moderated by Nam Kiwanuka

Multi-platinum recording artist and social impact leader Akon and the Akoin founding team participate in a panel conversation about their plans to build an African economy powered by cryptocurrency. This panel will discuss the current status of the Akoin Ecosystem, using tech for good, and Akon’s belief that cryptocurrency allows Africans to “advance themselves independent of [their] government.”

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Thurs, Sept 26

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