Speakers Speakers NEF Global Gatherings are exciting biennial global events where the world of science and technology meet on earth to unveil breakthroughs in science, respond to existing challenges and look to the future. SpeakersFellowsModeratorsCi2i Speakers Aaron Cicehanover Nobel Laureate Professor in the Technion in Haifa, Israel Adreata Muforo Partner at TLcom Capital LLP Andreas Diacon Professor of Physiology and Principal Specialist in Pulmonology at the University of Stellenbosch and Tygerberg Academic Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. Anita de Waard VP of Research Collaborations at Elsevier Arielle Kitio Tsamo Astrid Eichhorn Associate Professor at CP3-Origins at the University of Southern-Denmark Bahaa Eddine Sarroukh Healthcare Innovation Lead at the Philips Foundation and Senior Advisor on Innovation & Technology in the UN SDGPP. Birali Runesha Assistant Vice President for Research Computing and founding Director of the Research Computing Center (RCC) at The University of Chicago. Connie Nshemereirwe Co-Chair of the Global Young Academy Fatiha Charradi Vice President in charge of Agricultural Development- Domestic Market in OCP Group Franca Hoffmann Postdoctoral Researcher and Instructor in Applied and Computational Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, USA Francis Obirikorang CEO and Co-founder of AgroCenta Ghada Bassioni Professor and the Head of the Chemistry Division at the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Cairo Intan Hamdan-Livramento Economist, Economics and Statistic Division at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva, Switzerland. Jason Njoku Founder and CEO, IROKO Jennifer Blanke Vice President Agriculture, Human and Social Development at the African Development Bank Group Jonathan Mboyo Esole Professor of Mathematics Northeastern University Kamel Haddar Founder ATLAS (Algerian Talents and Leaders Association), iMadrassa Tadamoun Kathleen Siminyu Regional Coordinator of the Artificial Intelligence for Development – Africa Network Kavilan Moodley Faculty University of KwaZulu-Natal Kikonde Mwatela Head of Operations Twiga Foods Kommy Weldemariam Master Inventor and the Chief Scientist of IBM Research – Africa Lawrence Banks Editor of the Journal of Virology and FEBS Journal Lucy Muchiri Associate Professor in the Department of Human Pathology, University of Nairobi´s School of Medicine Luisa Villa Leader in the clinical testing of HPV vaccines Maricianah Onono Research Specialist with the Kenya Medical Research Institute -Research Care and Training Programme (KEMRI-RCTP) Michael Manirakiza Chief Operating Officer of Plendify Inc. Moussa Traoré Chief Digital Officer at Sonatel (Orange Senegal) Moustapha Fall Acting Center President of AIMS-Senegal Omar Cissé CEO of InTouch SA Peter Addo head of DataLab at the French Development Agency (AFD), Paris, France Prince Osei Acting President of AIMS Ghana, Lead Scientist & Director for Quantum Leap Africa (QLA). Rebecca Finlay Founder CIFAR’s global knowledge mobilization practice Richard J. Roberts Nobel Laureate Chief Scientific Officer at New England Biolabs Romain Murenzi Executive Director of TWAS Samaya Nissanke Assistant professor for the GRAPPA Centre for Excellence in Gravitation and Astroparticle Physics at the University of Amsterdam Samuel Mensah Co-founder and the CEO of BACE Group Sandrine Boucher Director of Innovation of AFD Sudip Parikh 19th chief executive officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Tendekayi Katsiga Founder Deaftronics (Pty) Ltd Teresa Mbagaya Founding Principal at Imaginable Futures Thierry Zomahoun President and CEO of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS) Viola Llewellyn Co-founder and President of Ovamba Solutions, Inc. Wilfred Ndifon Professor of Theoretical Biology at AIMS Yinka Adegoke Editor of Quartz Africa Yvonne Mburu Founder and CEO of Nexakili Fellows Ademola A. Adenle Sustainable Development Agnes Kiragga Biostatistics Alpha Keita Kabinet Medicine Badre Abdselam Social Science Blessing Mbabie Public Health Cheikh Sarr Computer Science Daniel Akinyele Electrical Engineering Dyllon Garth Randall Chemical Engineering Ebele R. I. Mogo Public Health Eric Lontchi Yimagou Medicine Eucharia Oluchi Nwaichi Biochemistry Geoffrey H. Siwo Biology and Computer Science Ibrahim Cisse Physics and Biology Jesse Gitaka Medicine Jessica Nosizwe Thorn Ecology Marian Asantewah Nkansah Environmental Chemistry Menattallah Elserafy Assistant Professor at Center for Genomics, Zewail City of Science and Technology (ZC) Obidimma Ezezika Implementation Science Ouma Cecil Physics R. Fanelwa Ajayi Chemistry Salome Maswime Medicine Samson Rwahwire Mechanical Engineering Sara Suliman Medicine Vidushi Neergheen Biomedical Research Zaheer Allam Urban Resilience and Sustainability Moderators Alda Manuel Electrical and Electronic Engineer Gladys Mosomtai PhD fellow at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Kenya Joanitah Nalubega Program Administration Lead at Refactory, Oscar Jaime Antonio Founder of Mwendya Investimentos (SU) Lda Rachel Sibande Founder mHub Raissa Malu Head, the Education Project, Congolese Ministry of Primary, Secondary and Technical Education. Talla Ndiaye Coordinating Member and Trainer at AfricaTechUp Tour Ci2i No content found.