We curate our speakers bearing in mind the African narrative. Our speakers are thinkers, builders and innovators that are Africans by origin, working on African solutions or Africans in the diaspora making a difference in the societies they find themselves.
Nana Oforiatta Ayim is a writer, filmmaker and art historian. She is one of the leading ambassadors of African contemporary art and is the founder of the non-profit arts institution ANO Institute of Arts & Knowledge in Accra. Through ANO, she has pioneered a pan-African Cultural Encyclopaedia and a Mobile Museums project that travels and exhibits in communities, creating discourse about narratives, memory and value. Nana is the recipient of several awards and has been named one of the Apollo ’40 under 40', one of 50 African Trailblazers by The Africa Report, one of 12 African women making history by Okayafrica, and a Quartz Africa Innovator. She has written widely on cultural narratives and institutions in Africa, and is publishing her first novel with Bloomsbury Publishing in 2019.