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Final speakers join the TEDxEuston line-up

ANNOUNCED: Luísa Dias Diogo was will speak at the event

TEDXEUSTON have announced their final speakers, for the event which takes place December 2, 2017.

Luísa Dias Diogo was, First Female Head of Government in Lusophone Africa, was 17 when Mozambique became independent in 1975. Twenty nine years later, she was appointed the nation’s first female Prime Minister, a position she held until 2010. Prior to that, she was Mozambique’s Minister of Planning and Finance.

As Prime Minister, she led the process of economic reforms and transformation that saw rapid changes in how the international community delivered support to the Mozambican Development Plan, including the plan to combat poverty and hunger.

She has been recognised by both Times Magazine and Forbes as one of the world’s 100 most influential people, and will be speaking at TEDxEuston.

Another speaker announced was Amadou Gallo, the Vice President and Managing Director of NBA Africa. He oversees the NBA’s grassroots basketball development initiatives and its partnerships with marketing, media and consumer product companies in Africa.

He is also the Founder of SEED (Sports for Education and Economic Development), a global non-profit organisation established in 1998 with the mission of using sport as a vehicle to inspire, empower and support the holistic development of promising African youth.

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A magna cum laude graduate of the University of the District of Columbia, where he played centre on the basketball team, he has also worked for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks as Director of Player Personnel and Vice President of International Affairs.

On the December 2, 15 speakers and performers at various stages of their incredibly evolving journeys will share their stories on the TEDxEuston stage. The ways through which they engage, innovate and disrupt on the continent will be explored. Expect to be challenged and stirred by the brightest ideas from those who take the boldest steps.

TEDxEuston is a platform dedicated to ‘African Ideas Worth Spreading’ and an incredible experience that only those who have attended can attest to.

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