The TEDxAccra team has announced speakers for the TEDxAccra 2015 line-up to include TV personality Peace Hyde, singer and talk-show host, Gena West among others.
TEDxAccra is an annual independently organised TED talk organised by local communities, formerly known as TEDxLabone until the curators were granted a higher status by TED global to organize the event as TEDxAccra. TEDxAccra takes inspiration from TED talks, and will leverage the TED experience at a community level, bringing together innovative thinkers and pioneering doers. TEDxAccra 2015 will take place on April 11 at the National Theatre from 7am to 7pm. It is expected to be the biggest TEDx event in Ghana to date. The theme for this year is “The Next Chapter”.
The Speakers have been selected from a distinguished nominations list, which includes many based in Ghana as well as Ghanaians in the Diaspora. They include Kwame Leslie Dougan, Sena Dede Ahadji, Bernardino Koku Avle, Elizabeth Kanburi Bidzakin, Street Etiquette, Ruka Sanusi, Sheila Aboagye, Rita Kusi, Bernard Kelvin Clive, Eyram Tawia, Fiifi Baidoo, Sylvester Phish, Princess Umul Hatiyya Ibrahim Mahama, Elizabeth Akua-Nyarko Patterson, Prince Adu-Appiah, Peace Hyde, Mansa Ayisi-Okyere, Eric Ofori Kwaah, Lauren Grimanis, David Kwaku Sakyi, Audrey Forson, MaameYaa Boafo, Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Ethel Cofie, Gena West, Mohammed Issa, Isaac Badu Boateng. Full speaker bios are available at www.tedxaccra.org
Speakers will deliver inspirational talks, performances and presentations on new ideas, innovative creations and new, better ways of serving societal and business needs. The objective is that through each and every one of the presentations and performances, the audience is encouraged and inspired to move to their own personal ‘next chapter’.
The conference will take a bold look at the ideas flowing from Ghanaian communities, discussing innovation, social and political issues, art, education, resources as well as technology. Tickets for TEDxAccra2015 are on sale now with limited seats available. Order ticket on http://goo.gl/zd2aSn
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