TEDxYaba Scheduled for Saturday August 19th

TEDxYaba is holding on Saturday August 19th at Hall 1 Ozone Cinemas, E-Centre, Yaba.

The Yaba area of Lagos houses the famous technology cluster in Lagos widely regarded as Nigeria’s Silicon Valley and is a melting pot for some of the finest innovators in the country, who in true TED spirit have built the ecosystem into what it is through collaboration.

This event would be dedicated to curating ideas that reflect the innovations and the innovative spirit that have made Yaba an example to other cities in the country.

Confirmed speakers for the event include Tunji Lardner (TED Fellow/Executive Director, WANGONeT), Omobola Johnson (Senior Partner, TLCom/Nigeria’s Former ICT Minister), Maryam Uwais (Special Adviser to the President on Social Protection), Seni Sulyman (Country Director, Andela), Lala Akindoju (Actress, Producer, Casting Director), TY Bello (Singer, Songwriter, Photographer), Godwin Benson (Founder of Tuteria and 2017 winner of the Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation), Ade Balogun (Chief Loc Officer, Locitude), Folakunle Oshun (Artistic Director, Lagos Biennial) and Judith Okonkwo (Founder, Imisi3D and organiser of Nigeria’s first virtual reality hackathon)