On Saturday, August 24th, 2019 the 3rd edition of the annual Pan Africa Youth and Talent Summit (#AYTSummit2019) was held at D’Podium International Event Center, Adeniyi Jones, Ikeja Lagos
Speakers and delegates from 6 African countries (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, South Africa, and Trinidad and Tobago) between the ages of 18 and 35 attended the summit.
Session keynote addresses were delivered by some of Africa’s leading industry experts including Francis Eworo, former Special Adviser to Cross River State, Dr. Jide Ayangbesan, former Secretary to River State Government and Founder, Foundation for Leadership of Influence, Clara Chinwe Okoro, COO Brandworld Media, Mr. Issaka Hanif Bazunu, West Africa Manager of Bayer, and Tumi Phake, CEO Zenzele Fitness Group SA. Hon. Princess Folashade Olabanji-oba Chairman, Deputy Chairmen Association of Nigeria was our Special Guest.
The sessions include Personal and Leadership Development, Business Development, and Business Communication.
Just like in 2017 and 2018, a panel discussion of each session with youth representatives in the various industries was quite interactive allowing participants to join the conversation in the Q&A session.
The Africa Youth and Talent Summit attracted representatives from Youth-friendly organizations, Some members of the deaf community, teachers, politicians, policymakers, the general public, and media.
The summit featured comedy, arts, and music
In the end, AYTSNetwork Nigeria was launched as part AYTSNetworks goal to sustain the impact of the summit.
The #AYTSummit2019 was powered by AYTSNetwork and Proudly supported by Standard Chartered Bank, DSIGate, Paytomat, The Guardian Nigeria, Legitng, Ynaija, Access MBA