Social entrepreneurs get in here! Don’t be caught sitting on a bicycle. The biggest and glitziest event for social entrepreneurs and development/ non profit social professional is here again!

Nigeria’s brightest development/ non-profit sector professionals prepare to meet, engage, share ideas and deepen perspectives on the defining role of human capital management in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals at the forthcoming Development Dialogue holding 9 a.m. on Thursday,
29th November 2018 at Zone Tech Park, Lagos.
The Dialogue, hosted by Ideation Hub Africa, is Nigeria’s leading thought-leadership Conference for
social entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, public sector practitioners, and CSR professionals. Since 2015,
over 700 professional/practitioners across Education, Healthcare, Energy and Environment, Gender
Advocacy, Financial Inclusion, Technology Innovation, Media and Arts etc. have attended the event.
This high-octane gathering connects decision makers, Executive Directors, HR leaders, Program
Managers, volunteer coordinators, CSR professionals and other professionals in social enterprises, nonprofits
and impact-driven businesses; who seek cutting-edge insights and global best practices on
managing people, processes and performance for greater impact.

Debola Deji-Kurunmi, Executive Director of Ideation Hub Africa (host of the event) spoke passionately
“we will sabotage our vision for social impact without a strong understanding of how to raise other
leaders, how to hire the right fit for our initiatives, how to structure internal processes and systems for
the organization, how to train for strategic competencies, how to rally a sold-out team of volunteers,
how to measure and monitor performance; or how to connect brainpower to bottom line.”
This year, delegates will be inspired by Keynote Speeches, Expert Talks, Growth Advisory Panel Session,
Open Discussion Forum, Talent of the Future Awards, networking opportunities, Exhibitions etc.

Some of the speakers this year including Ini Abimbola (CEO, Thistle Praxis Consulting Limited), Lola Esan
(Director, People and Organisation, Ernst and Young), Nneka Eze (Country Director, Dalberg), Ngozi
Adebiyi (Founder, InsideOutHR), Abosede Alimi (Director, Strategy and Funding, Lagos State
Employment Trust Fund), Olamide Johnson (Chief of Staff, Ventures Platform), Oluseyi Ojurongbe
(Manager, Sahara Foundation), Isaiah Owolabi (Co-founder, HACEY Health Initiative), Ayodeji Adewunmi
(Co-founder, Jobberman), Otto Orondamm (Founder, Slum to School Initiative), Emeka Ossai (Founder,
Campus Labs) amongst others. Some past partners to the Development Dialogue include Crans
Montana Forum, Geneva; Future Project Africa, HACEY Health Initiative, Institute of Voluntary Sector
Management, NNNGO, CSR-in-Action amongst others, with Y! Naija, Guardian Newspapers and Bella
Naija as Media Partners

About Ideation Hub Africa
Ideation Hub Africa is Ideation Hub Africa is a social impact incubator providing early-stage social
entrepreneurs and non-profit professionals with experiential education, enterprise incubation, growth
advisory and collaborative platforms to start, scale and sustain their big ideas for changing Africa.
Development Dialogue is one of its initiatives.
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