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President's Forum with Young African Leaders: Participants


August 3, 2010

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Date: 07/20/2010 Description: President's Forum for Young African Leaders Conference, August 2010 © White House Image

Listed alphabetically, by the participating countries: (PDF)

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | TU | V | W | X | Y | Z

Angola

  • Luis Kandangongo Jimbo
     Executive Director, Angolan Institute for Electoral Systems and Democracy (IASED)
  • Marco Peter de Paula Almeida
    Commercial Director, Octomar-Servicos Maritimos, Ltda

Benin

  • Irene Cocovi Mensah
    Executive Director, Organization to Support Initiatives for Sustainable Development (OSIDD)

Botswana

  • Itumeleng Ramsden
    Radio Personality, Yarona FM
  • Uyapo Ndadi
    Director, Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and HIV/AIDS


Burkina Faso

  • Bobson Horieta Antonia Coulibaly
    Lawyer, Cabinet d’Avocats Maitre Barthelemy Kere; President, Junior International Chamber Ouaga Metba
  • Abdoul Karim Sango
    Professor, Public Law and the Right to Information, National Administration School
  • Sugrnoma Camille Romaric Sondo
    Director General, M’ZAKA Securite Sarl; Vice President, Ouaga Junior International Chamber


Burundi

  • Gloria Kaneza
    Centenary Ambassador, Girl Guides


Cameroon

  • Abdoulrazack Abdoulay
    President, National Youth Council of Cameroon
  • Emmanuel Sanyi Sanyi
    Founder and National President, Local Youth Corner Cameroon
  • Marie Tamoifo Nkom
    President, Jeunesse Verte du Cameroun (Green Youth of Cameroon)


Cape Verde

  • Ivan Carlos Fortes Evora Santos
    National Coordinator of the White Ribbon Campaign, Institute of Gender Equality and Equity (ICIEG)
  • Claudia Sofia Marques Rodrigues
    President, Institute of Gender Equality and Equity
  • Cleonice Ester Vieira Lopes Silva Cabral
    President, Church of Nazarene Youth Association


Central African Republic

  • Jean-Felix Wilfrand Riva
    Chairman, National Association for Central African Students; Coordinator, Leaders of Students of African Universities
  • Fernand Sylvio Mande Djapou
    Junior Lawyer; Coordinator, Youth NGO Network in Human Rights
  • Nadia Carine Therese Poutou Fornel
    Legal Advisor and Secretary General, CAR Women’s Legal Association


Chad

  • Isseine Bourma Mahamat Zene
    CEO, Zen Corporation
  • Ladiba Gondeu
    Professor of Sociology, N'Djamena University
  • Jareth Beain
    Head of Program on Public Resource Management, Group for Alternative Research and Monitoring of the Chad-Cameroon Petrol Project


Congo, Republic of

  • Welcom Romell Nzaba Nodjitolom
    President, Couleur Congolaise (NGO)
  • Jacinthe Claudia Mahoussi Dossou
    Foundation Assistant, MTN (Telecom)


Côte d’Ivoire

  • Tiemoko Antoine Assale
    Journalist, Editions; Head, Human Resources and Legal Affairs, Le Reveil Press Group
  • Aminata Kane Epse Kone
    Journalist, National Islamic Radio Al Bayane
  • Kouadio Julien Tingain
    National Coordinator, Ivoirian Coalition of Publish What You Pay


Djibouti

  • Hodan Abdi Osman
    Business Owner
  • Liban Abdoulkader Elmi
    President, National Youth Council of Djibouti
  • Miguil Hassan Farah
    Entrepreneur


Democratic Republic of Congo

  • Yomboranyama Ngambashongo Anice
    Journalist; Chairperson, APIC
  • Isiloketshi Anzuluni
    Retail Banking & Operational Risk Manager, Ecobank DRC; Co- Founder, La Releve SPRL
  • Marc Tshibasu
    Trade Marketing Representative, British-American Tobacco Congo


Equatorial Guinea

  • Santiago Martin Engono Esono
    Accountant, Espor Litoral Medical Center


Eritrea

  • Merry Tewolde Mussie
    Research/Consultancy Coordinator and Lecturer, SMAP Institute of Training, Education and Consultancy


Ethiopia

  • Mahlet Eyassu Melkie
    Climate Change Program Manager, Forum for Environment
  • Salsawit Tsega Ketema
    Entrepreneur
  • Meron Getnet Hailegiorgis
    Writer; Actress
  • Yohannes Mezgebe Abay
    Vice President/Coordinator, East Africa and Indian Ocean Sub Region, Pan African Youth Union


Gabon

  • Andy Roland Nziengui Nziengui
    Vice President, Pan African Youth Union


Gambia, The

  • Isatou Dumbuya
    Columnist, The Point newspaper
  • Thomas Kojo Quayson Adamper
    Head, Corporate Communications, Oceanic Bank (Gambia) Ltd.
  • Sana Sarr
    Client Relations/Operations Manager, Unique Solutions

Ghana

  • Emmanuel Pumpuni Asante
    Head of Programs, The Ghana Center for Democratic Development
  • Anas Aremeyaw Anas
    Editor, Crusading Guide newspaper
  • Shamima Muslim
    Presenter, Flagship News Magazine Program; Host, “Good Morning Ghana”


Guinea

  • Alpha Abdoulaye Diallo
    Doctor; National Coordinator, African Youth Network, Guinea
  • Yacouba Konate
    President, National Movement of Guinean Youths
  • Adama Sylla
    Program Coordinator, Young Women Leaders Network; Vice President, Mano River Union Youth Parliament


Kenya

  • Benard Ochieng Akango
    Owner, B.O Akango Advocates
  • Doris Makena Kirima
    Academic Trainee, American Red Cross


Lesotho

  • Mabulara Esther Tsuene
    Executive Director, Lesotho Council of NGOs
  • Lemohang Raphael Molibeli
    Commissioner, Health and Social Development, Lesotho Council of Nongovernmental Organizations


Liberia

  • Bai Sama Gwenning Best
    Marketing Manager, The Liberian Observer Corporation
  • Amos Teah Kofa
    Coordinator, Voluntary Partnership Agreement


Madagascar

  • Farasoa Lucette Rajaonarivelo
    Training Assistant, Academy for Educational Development (AED)
  • Tahiry Ramanantsoa Ep. Ratsimbazafy
    Trade and Communication Manager, Madatours and Madavision
  • Nirinjaka Ramasinjatovo Ep. Naharivelo
    Deputy Country Director, PACT Madagascar


Malawi

  • Felix Limbani
    Director of Programs, Youth Net and Counseling (YONECO)
  • Tamara Kapichira-Banda
    HIV/AIDS and Testing Counselor, Banja la Mtsogolo
  • Thembi Grace Thadzi
    Presidential Advisor, Malawi Development Advisory Council


Mali

  • Mariam Diallo
    Regional Coordinator, sub-Saharan Africa and French Language Facilitator, International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics (iKNOW Politics)
  • Fatoumata Amadou Sangho
    Founder and President, Association pour le Developpement de l’Afrique (ADA); Marketing and Communication Department, Mali Development Bank
  • Fatimata Traore
    Founder and Vice President, Bamako Elite; Landside Services Coordinator, MAERSK


Mauritania

  • Ely Cheikh Bah Ahmed Telba
    Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Peace Newspaper
  • Mkhaitratt Mohamed Vall Mabrouk
    Administrator, Office of the Mayor, Tidjikja, Mauritania
  • Madina Athie
    Technical Coordinator, National Forum for Human Rights (FONADH)


Mauritius

  • Jaques Jonathan Ravat
    Head of Department, Social Studies, Institut Cardinal Jean Margeot (ICJM)
  • Maria Diana Isobelle Bablee
    Archivist, National Archives of Mauritius
  • Maria Jessica Joëlle Rabot
    Field Coordinator, Collectif Urgence Toxida (CUT)


Mozambique

  • Nadja Remane Gomes
    Lawyer, Mozambican League of Human Rights (LDH)
  • Paulo Alculeto Lopes de Araujo
    National Coordinator and Director, Youth Association for the Development of Volunteer Service in Mozambique (AJUDE)
  • Quiteria Anicia Fernando Guirengane
    Chief, Foreign Affairs Division, Youth Parliament of Mozambique


Namibia

  • Michael Mulunga
    Administrator, Young Achievers
  • Patrick Henrico Sam
    Program Manager, Physically Active Youth (PAY)
  • Isaak Panduleni Amupolo
    Performance Artist and Director, Ondangwa Drama Club


Niger

  • Halilatou Issoufou Mamane
    Graduate student, University of Niamey Abdou Moumouni
  • Fatoumata Harouna Bako
    Technical and Administrative Assistant, International Committee for the Development of Peoples (CISP)
  • Aminatou Daouda Hainikoye
    Research Assistant, Human Sciences Research Laboratory (LASDEL)


Nigeria

  • Taiwo Adegboyega Adewole
    CEO/MD, Taiwo Adewole and Associates
  • Ruth Nwukabu Audu
    Program Manager, Community Action for Popular Participation (CAPP)
  • Bako Sabo Kantiok
    Program Officer, Fantsuam Foundation


Rwanda

  • Ariane Inkesha
    Researcher, Communication and Public Relations Officer, Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace (IRDP)
  • Edwin Sabuhoro
    CEO and Owner, Rwanda Eco-Tours Agency; Senior Economic Development/Tourism Advisor, SNV-Rwanda
  • Dianah Mukundwa
    University Student and Gender Minister, School of Finance and Banking


Sao Tome and Principe

  • Katya Leron Do Sacramento Doria De Sousa Aragao
    Executive Director, House of Arts, Creation, Environment, and Utopias (CACAU)


Senegal

  • Maimouna Ndour Ep Faye
    Coordinator and Chief, Political Desk, Canal Info News
  • Aissatou Padane
    Charge d’Affaires, Alios Finance Senegal


Seychelles

  • Neddy Stephen Paul Padayachy
    Senior Health Educator, Youth Health Centre


Sierra Leone

  • Frances Marke
    Public Relations Strategist, Student Movement for Girls’ Education
  • Donald Kalokoh
    Country Representative, Youth Action International (YAI)
  • Amienatta Khoumba Kanawa
    Project Officer, Sierra Leone Youth Empowerment Organization (SLYEO)


Somalia

  • Najma Ahmed Abdi
    Chairperson and CEO, Somali Youth Leadership Forum (SYLF)


South Africa

  • Frederick Kenneth Swaniker
    Founder & CEO, African Leadership Academy
  • Lesego Sekano
    International Relations Officer, National Union of Mine Workers
  • Palesa Zandile Shongwe
    Curator/Coordinator, Tri-Continental Human Rights Documentary Film Festival


Sudan

  • Munira Aligo Abe Museme
    Gender Specialist, World Bank
  • Alsanosi Ahmed Ibrahim Ali
    Journalist, Citizen Newspaper


Swaziland

  • Lindelwe Fikile Karabo Nxumalo
    Gender Research Officer, Lutheran Development Service
  • Samkelo Melusi Sukati
    Business Advisor, TechnoServe
  • Nonhlanhla Dlamini
    Director, One Circle


Tanzania

  • Modesta Lilian Mahiga
    Founder and Managing Director, Professional Approach Ltd.
  • Masoud Salim Mohamed
    Chairman, Zanzibar Youth Network; Senior Guide, Ocean Tours of Zanzibar Travel Agency
  • Malula Hassan Nkanyemka
    Project Development Advisor, Mwanza Region, Tanzania


Togo

  • Dede Ame Marthe Amandine Woamede
    Consultant, AfricSearch
  • Koffi Amegbo Nomedji
    Program Director, ALAFIA
  • Kudjo Djogbenyui Nokplim Kaglan
    Journalist, Spokesman, and Head of the English Desk, Savoir News Agency


Uganda

  • Med Ssengooba
    Officer for Administration and Programs, Legal Actions for Persons with Disabilities
  • Josephine Kankunda
    Senior Researcher, The Foundation for Human Rights Initiative
  • Jalia Nabukalu
    Director, JADE Consult

Zambia

  • Abigail Kaindu
    Core Financial Literacy Trainer, Camfed
  • Mundia Paul Hakoola
    Secretary General, National Youth Anti-Corruption Movement (NYACM)
  • Brenda Mpande Lizabete Phiri
    Consultant, Deloitte & Touche


Zimbabwe

  • Sydney Chisi
    Founding Director, Youth Initiative for Democracy in Zimbabwe (YIDEZ)
  • Cleopatra Ndlovu
    Former Executive Director, Women in Parliament Support Unit
  • Mathias Masimba Nyamanhindi
    Program Coordinator, Student Solidarity Trust (SST)



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