Opening Ceremony

The goal is to provide insights on how collaboration could fostered to support growth of Social Innovations in Africa. By highlight the miss-match between availability and demand, existing models and to come up with suggestions for innovative financing approaches and processes required to meet the funding gap facing Africa.
Walid Badawi
Walid Badawi
Resident Representative
UNDP Kenya
Annette McGee Johnson
Annette McGee Johnson
Global Legal Counsel
Ashoka Africa

Session 1: Plenary Panel – Collaborative Finance For Social Innovation

The goal is to provide insights on how collaboration could fostered to support growth of Social Innovations in Africa. By highlight the miss-match between availability and demand, existing models and to come up with suggestions for innovative financing approaches and processes required to meet the funding gap facing Africa.
Walid Badawi
Walid Badawi
Resident Representative
UNDP Kenya
Annette McGee Johnson
Annette McGee Johnson
Global Legal Counsel
Ashoka Africa

Session 3: Model Of Integration Supporting Sustainable And Innovative Solutions – ICON

Model Of Integration Supporting Sustainable And Innovative Solutions To Promote Good Nutrition In Africa ICON presentation: shared vision, objectives, strategy/approach; instruments put in place to strengthen the impact of the members ICON presentation: the 3 phases of evolution of ICON: A collective brand serving the quality of African products Networking entrepreneurs for more impact of each What mechanisms to facilitate & support access and consumption of local nutritious products in Africa
Walid Badawi
Walid Badawi
Resident Representative
UNDP Kenya
Annette McGee Johnson
Annette McGee Johnson
Global Legal Counsel
Ashoka Africa

Session 4: Measuring And Articulating Impact – B-Lab East Africa

A practical work session to dive deeper into measuring and managing the impact of organizations. The B Impact Assessment is a holistic impact framework that helps you consider the impact of all your stakeholders not just shareholders to balance profit and purpose in-order to keep scaling your social innovation and impact
Walid Badawi
Walid Badawi
Resident Representative
UNDP Kenya
Annette McGee Johnson
Annette McGee Johnson
Global Legal Counsel
Ashoka Africa

Session 5: Real Talk with Impact Investors – Impact@Africa Network

The breakout session “Real Talk with Impact Investors” will connect social entrepreneurs with asset managers from the continent and provide insight on how social entrepreneurs can prepare themselves to engage with impact investors.
Walid Badawi
Walid Badawi
Resident Representative
UNDP Kenya
Annette McGee Johnson
Annette McGee Johnson
Global Legal Counsel
Ashoka Africa

Session 6: Social Venture Building Model: Enviu

Enviu will use the food program that they are building in Kenya as an example of a social venture building model. Why a social venture building model? How does this model work? What are the key lessons of Enviu?
Walid Badawi
Walid Badawi
Resident Representative
UNDP Kenya
Annette McGee Johnson
Annette McGee Johnson
Global Legal Counsel
Ashoka Africa