Shaping Transformation: Africa's Rising Leaders - World Economic Forum on Africa 2012

Around the globe, companies and countries increasingly link their growth aspirations to the promise of Africa's resource wealth, retail markets and talent pools. What are the hopes and aspirations of Africa's rising leaders for the region's transformation?

  • Tewodros Ashenafi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, SouthWest Energy (HK), Ethiopia; Young Global Leader
  • Yawa Hansen-Quao, Founding Director, Leading Ladies' Network, Ghana; Global Shaper
  • Euvin Naidoo, Co-President, South African Chamber of Commerce in America (SACCA), South Africa; Young Global Leader
  • Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance of Nigeria
  • Juliana Rotich, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Ushahidi, Kenya; Social Entrepreneur; Global Agenda Council on Information & Communication Technologies

Closing Remarks by

  • Pravin Gordhan, Minister of Finance of South Africa

Chaired by

  • Josette Sheeran, Vice-Chairman and Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum