Summit Enablers2019-06-08T03:08:58+00:00

Invited Speakers

David WashburnExecutive Director, Michigan State University Foundation
Adrián GarcíaFounding Partner, Carao Ventures
Sonali VijayavargiyaManaging Director, Augment Ventures
Ngozi BellInvestment Partner, Trans-Sahara Investment Corporation
Chris RizikFounder and Chief Executive Officer, Renaissance Venture Capital Fund
Hari KumarManaging Partner, Deloitte
Stella CashSenior Advisor to the President and Provost for International Engagement, Michigan State University
Juan MartinezStudent, Everett School
Imaeyen EffiongStudent, University of Tampa
Emily SorrocheStudent, Michigan State University

Planning Committee

Chinwe EffiongAssistant Dean, Global Youth Advancement
Helen HouAdministrative Assistant, Global Youth Advancement
Alexandra JarvisOperations/Program Coordinator, Global Youth Advancement
Cassidy JohncoxCommunications Assistant, Global Youth Advancement
Jinhee KwakCommunications and Graphic Design Intern, Global Youth Advancement
Venkat MatoorySenior Innovation Officer, Global Youth Advancement
Pamela RoyConsultancy for Global Higher Education
Laura WiseCareer Development Manager, African Scholars Program
Felix Kwame YeboahSenior Program Manager, African Scholars Program

Review Team

Imaeyen EffiongStudent, BFA in Graphic Design, University of Tampa
Carrie HatcherAssistant Director of Finance, Office of the Dean, Michigan State University
Laurie MedinaAssociate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Michigan State University Director, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Michigan State University
Talitha PamStudent, M.Sc. in Community Sustainability, Michigan State University
Won SongProfessor, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, Michigan State University
Nicole WebsterAssociate Professor of Youth and International Development, Penn State University Director of the 2iE-Penn State Centre for Collaborative Engagement in Burkina Faso, West Africa

Monitoring and Evaluation Team

Michael AjayiDirector, Enactus Nigeria
Comlanvi Sitou AkibodeFounder, Global Expertise International Ph.D. Candidate, Sustainable and Inclusive Investment
Paul BrownExecutive Director, Global Youth for Education and Change
Peter PenarAssistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Michigan State University Founder, Leaders of Africa Project
Octavius PhukubyeFounder, Brillianaire Consulting
Pramudhita PuteriCompetency Analyst and Assessor, Badan Pemeriska Keuangan
Thiramet SotthiyapaiStudent, Michigan State University
Rosalyn SchaeferStudent, Michigan State University

Moderators and Facilitators

Denise MaybankVice President and Associate Provost, Michigan State University
Sitara ThobaniAssistant Professor, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, Michigan State University
Ikram AdaweMental Health Therapist, Michigan State University
Dan GarrisonAccenture Digital - North America Delivery Lead
Siso Dhladhla
Tom TubergenCEO, Mentoring Success Group LLC
John BonnellProgram Director, Tanzania Partnership Program at Michigan State University
David SandersonMSU Account Manager | STA Travel
Tamara ButlerAssistant Professor, African American and African Studies
Adewunmi EmoruwaChief Operating Officer, Gatefield Nigeria