Our Speakers

Discover Black Excellence

Browse our vetted database of black experts across every industry and area of expertise. Our talented pool of professionals are ready to impart their knowledge as speakers, trainers, and influencers.

Shola Akinlade

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Shola Akinlade is a prominent software engineer and entrepreneur, acclaimed for his proficiency in fintech.                                  

Bola Atta

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Trainer

Bola Atta, a versatile professional with 30+ years of experience in Banking, Business, Communications, Publishing, Entertainment, and Media.

Michelle Raymond

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Trainer

Michelle Raymond is a renowned speaker, Emerging Leadership Coach, Trainer and Master NLP Practitioner.                

Vusi Thembekwayo

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Vusi Thembekwayo is a globally recognized entrepreneur, business leader, and motivational speaker.

Juliana Rotich

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Juliana Rotich is a distinguished fintech leader, tech entrepreneur, innovator and consultant.                                    

Jason Njoku

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Jason Njoku, co-founder and CEO of iROKOtv, is a renowned entrepreneur and startup investor.

Odabor Ejumudo

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Dr. Odabor Ejumudo, known for career transformations, is a celebrated Speaker, Trainer and Coach. 

Lorna Rutto

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Lorna Rutto is a pioneering entrepreneur, environmentalist, and sustainability advocate.

Azad Abdullahi

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Azad Abdullahi is a seasoned Senior Creative, Product Designer, and Digital Marketing Manager.

Yejide Aina

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Yejide Aina is a multi-potentialite visionary and seasoned finance expert with over 18 years of international experience spanning aviation, banking, and C-suite leadership.                                                  

Dipo Awojide

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Dr. Dipo Awojide, also known as “Ogbeni Dipo,” is a highly accomplished professional with a diverse background in academia, entrepreneurship, and leadership development.

Salihah Agbaje

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Salihah Agbaje is a distinguished figure in the UK theatre landscape, renowned as the founder and creative force behind Spoken World Productions, a leading theatre-in-education organization.

Rejoice Ajiaku

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Rejoice Ajiaku is a seasoned SEO Manager with a robust background in E-Commerce, B2B, and SaaS. With extensive experience in driving organic growth and enhancing online visibility, Rejoice has made a significant impact across various industries.

Idris Ayodeji Bello

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Idris Ayodeji Bello is a prominent figure in the realm of technology and entrepreneurship, recognized for his innovative contributions and entrepreneurial prowess.                                                                                                                                         

Bebe Clement

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Bebe Clement is a distinguished business leader, speaker, and author with over 20 years of experience in business start-ups, leadership, public speaking, and communication skills.                                                             

Wunmi Williams

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Wunmi Williams is a dynamic and visionary leader, renowned for her innovative approach to the luxury lifestyle and hospitality industry.                                                                                          

Adejare Rasheed Olaoluwa

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Adejare Rasheed Olaoluwa, the visionary CEO of Niche Capital, is a distinguished figure in the world of finance and investment.

Bukky Ayoade

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Bukky Ayoade is a visionary leader and transformative speaker renowned for her impactful contributions to the field of health and wellness.                                                                          

Uche Pedro

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Uche Pedro is a visionary media entrepreneur renowned for her groundbreaking contributions to revolutionizing the African digital landscape.

Joe Osawaye

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Joe Osawaye is a seasoned entrepreneur driven by a profound passion for spotlighting the rich tapestry of African culture and flavors on a global stage.              

Folake Ani-Mumuney

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Folake Ani-Mumuney is a distinguished corporate leader in both the Nigerian banking and marketing sectors.                                                             

Susan Popoola

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Susan Popoola is a distinguished Human Value Optimisation Specialist, thought leader, author, podcaster, and speaker.

Victor Asemota

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Victor Asemota is a notable figure in the fields of technology, entrepreneurship, and investment across the African continent.

Pelumi Nubi

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Pelumi Nubi is a Nigerian woman, who embarked on a solo road trip from London to Lagos.                                                             

Dayo Adefulu

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Dayo is a skilled professional in strategy, business transformation, and analytics.      

Sara Menker

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Sara Menker is the CEO and founder of Gro Intelligence.                                                    

Mo Abudu

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Mo Abudu is a leading media figure known for her pioneering work in media production.

Onyeka Akumah

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Onyeka Akumah is an accomplished entrepreneur, innovator and business leader.                                                                

Bawo Egbakhumeh

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Bawo Egbakhumeh is a highly skilled Senior Anti-Money Laundering Specialist & Counter-Fraud Executive.                            

Tobi Familusi

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Tobi Familusi boasts 8+ years in banking, real estate, and financial consulting, focusing on sales and relationship management.   

Arese Ugwu

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Arese is a bestselling author, TV producer of the Netflix hit series “The Smart Money Woman,” and podcast host, dedicated to empowering African women to build wealth.

Kehinde Andrews

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Kehinde Andrews is a highly accomplished professional with a proven track record of success in various roles within the fields of finance and technology.

Ava DuVernay

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Ava DuVernay is a successful American filmmaker, writer, and producer, known for her major impact on the entertainment industry for over two decades.

Tony Elumelu

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Tony Elumelu is a visionary entrepreneur, philanthropist, and advocate for economic development in Africa.

Lavina D. Osborne

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Lavinia D. Osborne is a distinguished DEI consultant and advocate for female leadership.

Strive Masiyiwa

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Strive Masiyiwa is a prominent entrepreneur, philanthropist, and champion of African development.

Bryan Stevenson

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Bryan Stevenson, a visionary lawyer, activist, and author, advocates tirelessly for marginalized communities and leads groundbreaking criminal justice reform.                

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an internationally acclaimed author, speaker, and feminist icon.                                                                                                 

Habila Malgwi

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Habila Malgwi is President of Concordia Consultancies, a leading firm in investment, second citizenship, and international company setup, known for its global excellence.                                  

Olatunbosun Tijani

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Olatunbosun Tijani, an entrepreneur and the current Nigerian Minister of Communications, Innovation.

Sim Shagaya

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Sim Shagaya, a highly esteemed figure in the Nigerian media and technology entrepreneurship landscape.

Angelica Nwandu

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Angelica Nwandu, a prominent American journalist, screenwriter, and entrepreneur.                                               

Ibram X Kendi

Ibram X. Kendi is a renowned scholar, historian, and leading voice in the fight against racism and discrimination.                    

Kimberly Bryant

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Kimberly Bryant is a visionary leader in the technology industry, serving as the Founder and CEO of ASCEND Ventures.                                                                          

David Olusoga

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Trainer

David Olusoga is a distinguished British- Nigerian historian, writer, broadcaster, presenter, and filmmaker.                                                                                                   

Our Trainers

Discover Black Excellence

Browse our vetted database of black experts across every industry and area of expertise. Our talented pool of professionals are ready to impart their knowledge as speakers, trainers, and influencers.

Tara Fela Durotoye

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Tara Fela-Durotoye, a Nigerian beauty entrepreneur and lawyer, pioneers the makeup industry.

Robin DiAngelo

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Robin DiAngelo is a prominent scholar, educator, and author .                                               

Marcia McLeod

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Marcia McLeod empowers women through Redirecther, fostering clarity, flow, and confidence.

Jelani Memory

Trainer

Jelani Memory is a versatile professional with experience in entrepreneurship, writing, and technology.                                                                                                    

Terri Givens

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Terri Givens, a distinguished author and professor, specializes in immigration politics and antidiscrimination policy.                                    

Ta-Nehisi Coates

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Ta-Nehisi Coates, a respected American author, journalist, and activist, provides insightful commentary on cultural, social, and political issues.

Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Trainer

Dr. Shola Mos is a highly respected British-Nigerian lawyer, activist, commentator, and author.

Ruha Benjamin

Trainer

Ruha Benjamin, a renowned sociologist and Princeton University professor, explores the intersection of science, technology, race, and equity.

Fred Swaniker

Trainer

Fred Swaniker, a Ghanaian entrepreneur and leadership expert, has spent over 16 years nurturing remarkable talent, especially in Africa

Wes Moore

Trainer

Wes Moore is a highly accomplished author, social entrepreneur, and advocate for youth empowerment and education.                                                  

RoBrittany Packnett Cunningham

Trainer

RoBrittany Packnett Cunningham is a highly respected activist, educator, and media personality 

Jelani Cobb

Trainer

Jelani Cobb is a renowned journalist, educator, and author acclaimed for his insightful commentary on race, politics, and culture in America.

Our Influencers

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Browse our vetted database of black experts across every industry and area of expertise. Our talented pool of professionals are ready to impart their knowledge as speakers, trainers, and influencers.

Amazing Klef

Influencer

Amazing Klef  is a Nigerian photographer and creative powerhouse.                                                                                                

Gift Solomon

Influencer

Gift Solomon is a trailblazing woman who has made history as the first female food delivery rider in Dubai.

Ike Slimster

Influencer

Ike Slimster is a multifaceted artist, spanning comedy, visual art, and production.                                              

Chinonso Egemba

Influencer

Dr. Chinonso Egemba, aka Aproko Doctor, is a leading Nigerian medical professional, educator, and influencer.    

Bozoma Saint John

Influencer

Bozoma “Boz” Saint John is a seasoned American businessperson and marketing executive with a stellar career.

MKO

Influencer

MKO, also known as Uabuchi Okpor, is an Afro-pop artist renowned for his vibrant and diverse music.

Miracle Watts

Influencer

Miracle Watts is a prominent figure celebrated for her diverse roles as a social media influencer, model, and entrepreneur.                                                        

Deola Art Alade

Influencer

Speaker

Deola Art Alade is a prolific producer, creative force, and design maven, successful entrepreneurship ventures.                                                                             

Cory Henry

Influencer

Cory Henry, a Grammy Award-winning artist, composer, and multi-instrumentalist.                                                                                                                         

Michaela Coel

Influencer

Michaela Coel is a multifaceted talent in the entertainment industry, recognized for her exceptional contributions as an actress, writer, and producer.                         

AKON

Influencer

Akon: Global music artist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist driving social change in Africa.                                                                                                                                  

Issa Rae

Influencer

Issa Rae is a multifaceted talent in the entertainment industry, celebrated for her creative genius, entrepreneurial spirit, and commitment to authentic storytelling.

Ozwald Boateng

Influencer

Ozwald Boateng is a trailblazing fashion designer, entrepreneur, and cultural icon renowned for his innovative designs, impeccable craftsmanship and commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Kunle Afolayan

Influencer

Kunle Afolayan stands as a towering figure in the landscape of African cinema, revered for his multifaceted talents as a filmmaker, actor, and producer.

Trevor Stuurman

Influencer

Trevor Stuurman is a renowned South African photographer, visual artist, and influencer celebrated for his distinctive style, cultural activism, and innovative approach to storytelling.

Marques Brownlee

Influencer

Marques Keith Brownlee is a prominent American YouTuber, tech influencer, and content creator.

Nnamdi Asomugha

Influencer

Nnamdi Asomugha, a Nigerian-American actor, producer, and former football cornerback.

Yvonne Orji

Influencer

Yvonne Orji, an influential Nigerian-American actress and comedian within the entertainment industry.

Our Moderators

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Browse our vetted database of black experts across every industry and area of expertise. Our talented pool of professionals are ready to impart their knowledge as speakers, trainers, and influencers.

Njideka Harry

Moderator

Njideka Harry, a Nigerian entrepreneur and activist, excels in tech, education, and social entrepreneurship.

Ifeanyi Abraham

Moderator

Ifeanyi Abraham is the Director of Global Business Development and Growth at Concordia Consultancies.

Mayowa Adegoke

Moderator

Mayowa Adegoke is a sought-after moderator for prestigious conferences and events.

Our MCs

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Browse our vetted database of black experts across every industry and area of expertise. Our talented pool of professionals are ready to impart their knowledge as speakers, trainers, and influencers.