The country’s #1 gathering of high-achieving young professional African leaders, entrepreneurs, and people who cherish Africa.

2018 Leadership Africa Summit Highlights


Take a look at some of the best moments of the 2018 Summit held on August 25 in Omaha, Nebraska. Over 400 participants from diverse professional and cultural backgrounds from more than 10 cities came together to get inspired, connect, and learn.

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The 2019 Leadership Africa Summit


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Shifting Tides: Uplifting professional knowledge and amplifying diversity.

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Official Community Partner

With 140+ chapters and serving 8400 + youth, Teammates Mentoring's mission is to impact the world by inspiring youth to reach their full potential through mentoring.
 

We promise a speaker lineup of thought leaders and doers with powerful stories and teachings that inspire and inform.

Speakers Featured In

Keynote Speaker

Opening Remarks

Sarah Waldman

Executive Director of TeamMates Mentoring Program


Marco Kpeglo LeRoc

Author, International Speaker, and Creator of the Leadership Africa Summit


Patricia Mayorga

Talent and Workforce Manager, Greater Omaha Chamber


Plenary Speaker

Empowering Speakers

Chris Folayan

Advisor, Mentor, Serial Entrepreneur, and Founder of Mall for Africa


Lisa Curtis

Founder / CEO of Kuli Kuli Foods & 2018 Forbes' 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur


Sandra Appiah

Co - founder / CEO of Face2Face Africa, Managing Partner at Babu Global & Africa's Best Young Entrepreneur


Aaron Dworkin

MacArthur Fellow, Professor of Entrepreneurship & Leadership, Performing Artist and Author


Dedicated Moderators

Rachel D. Fox

Owner, Catapult Consulting Solutions & Founder, You Go Girl


Deborah Dogba

Lead Consultant & Founder, Business Seals Consulting Firm LLC


Maria Mutamiri

Sales Executive, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services


Shonna Dorsey

Senior IT Consultant, Mutual of Omaha Insurance


Thought - Provoking & Esteem Panelists

Sailu Timbo

Director, Diversity and Recruiting, Hyvee - Inc.


Claudia Korbler

Knowledge Management Specialist, World Bank Group & Co-Founder, Voice of Change


Dell Gines

Senior Community Development Advisor, The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City


Dr. Catherine Opere

Professor, Creighton University


Beverly Kracher

Executive Director and CEO of the Business Ethics Alliance


Marc Nda

President, Dignity Care Group


Blake Martin

Certified Franchise Executive & Owner of FranNet of the Heartland


Dr. Nicoline Ambe

Speaker, Educator and #1 Best-Selling Author of several books


Maya Saenz

Morning News Anchor, KMTV 3 News


Christopher M. Whitt, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion, Creighton University


Aretha Boex

Lead Center Director, Nebraska Business Development Center


Jim Reiff

Executive Director of the Nebraska Enterprise Fund


Tim Clark

Manager of Community Relations for Metropolitan Community College and Host of Heartland Focus, WOWT NBC Omaha


Experience our Impact


Tickets prices will go up on Monday, April 1.

General Ticket

$99
$85
Early birds discounted couples tickets are also available here
  • Welcome Reception
  • Free Parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Networking Lounge
  • General Sessions
  • Workshops + Panels
  • Mastermind Luncheon

VIP Ticket

$159
$145
Early birds discounted couples tickets are also available here
  • Welcome Reception
  • Free Parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Networking Lounge
  • General Sessions
  • Workshops + Panels
  • Mastermind Luncheon
  • Reserved Seating
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Gala Ceremony
    • →Cocktail
    • →Dinner
    • →Entertainment

General Ticket

$600
Early birds discounted couples tickets are also available here
  • Welcome Reception
  • Free Parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Networking Lounge
  • General Sessions
  • Workshops + Panels
  • Mastermind Luncheon

VIP Ticket

$1200
Early birds discounted couples tickets are also available here
  • Welcome Reception
  • Free Parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Networking Lounge
  • General Sessions
  • Workshops + Panels
  • Mastermind Luncheon
  • VIP Seating
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Gala Ceremony
    • →Cocktail
    • →Dinner
    • →Entertainment
By registering and attending the Summit, you consent and give us the permission to use your image/picture/ video/ recording audio.
Note: General ticket holders and non-summit attendees can purchase the Gala + Award Ceremony ticket for $75 when available for sale here.
 
We are honored to benefit the League for African Advancement, Inc., and offer $500 scholarships to African or African descent public high school seniors of the Omaha-Metro area, who will attend a technical school, training school, or college.
 

Some of The Past Speakers

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