MEET OUR SPEAKERS
Hon. Issa Haji Ussi Gavu
The President's Office and the Chairman of the Revolutionary Council (POCRC) is one among sixteen Ministries established in the Seventh Phase of the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar. The Office plays a central role that lies in overseeing development programmes, and activities aiming at reduction and ultimately alleviation of poverty among Zanzibari's as well as strengthening Good Governance and Human Rights.
Hon. Salum Maulid Salum
The President’s Office and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council has been mandated to perform the following core functions including-
i). Supervising the general administration of Ministry;
ii). Developing and supervising implementation of relevant sector policies and plans;
iii). Supervising the management and development of human resources in the Ministry;
iv). Coordinating Regional and International Cooperation, International Relations and Zanzibar Diaspora issue.
Dr. Donald Mmari
Dr. Donald Mmari is the Executive Director of REPOA, an independent research institution which creates and utilises knowledge to facilitate socio-economic development.
Godwin N. Gabriel
Godwin N. Gabriel is founder of Moovn, a ride-hailing app that is currently operating in 7 U.S. cities and has plans to rapidly expand in both western and emerging markets. Moovn is third largest ride-share company in Seattle after Uber and Lyft.
Dr. Alwiya Omar
Dr. Omar teaches Kiswahili and coordinates the teaching of other African languages in the African Studies program.Dr. Omar is a 2018 Walton award recipient.
Dr. Steve Justus
Touch Foundation's mission is to improve healthcare in Tanzania, addressing one of the world’s most significant humanitarian crises: the shortage of healthcare workers in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Ms. Maria Sarungi Tsehai
Change Tanzania is a social media citizen movement and an informal grouping of individuals who are focused on bringing positive, sustainable change to Tanzania.
Dr. Shaaban Fundi
Kibogoji Experiential Learning Center, Inc’s mission is to bridge the technological and instructional quality gap between urban and rural students of all levels in Tanzania.duals who are focused on bringing positive, sustainable change to Tanzania.
Mr. John Ulanga
TradeMark East Africa (TMEA)'s mission is to grow prosperity in East Africa through trade which contributes to economic growth, a reduction in poverty and subsequently increased prosperity.
The full conference fee includes access to Keynotes, Breakout Sessions, Marketplace Expo, Networking, Diaspora Bank Services, Real Estate Services, Tax Services, Student Loan Services (HESBL), Passport Services, Job opportunities, Seattle Tours, Live Performances, Meals (Light Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner), and Evening Receptions (Cocktail Reception, Night Gala, Fashion Shows & Kwaheri Dance), Group Exercise with fitness coach & Soccer game. Stay tuned! More to come.