small is MASSIVE!
Join us for DAY 1 of #ODA2020 on 27 October at “Afrika is Rising Day”, where the power of creativity will be celebrated through our design champions, unsung heroes and changemakers. Let’s come together and unlock greater Afrikan potential and aspirations to design our thriving futures. Through a series of Afrikan stories and dialogues, workshops and virtual coffee networking sessions; we will bring these Afrikan Inspirators and creatives together with a global audience to experience Afrikan greatness. Through Creativity and appropriate Innovation, we can impact the life of one person, a hundred, a thousand and even a million.
SESSION ONE: Time to take action, share our Afrikan stories with the world and take control of our own destiny so that we can design a thriving Afrika together! Rise with us! Get inspired and learn from the following Inspirators as they share their unique stories with us during this special first session that will focus on creatives who find their inspiration from their own Afrikan cultures, traditions and rituals.
PROGRAMME: This session is FREE but registration is essential in order for you to receive the online link so that you can access our virtual platform on the day.
9:00: (GMT+2) Welcome by MC, main sponsors and ODA
9:30 – 10:30: (GMT+2) Inspirator Stories
- Ralitsa Debrah, Ghana: design educator and researcher at Knust in Ghana and CPUT in Cape Town
- Samuel Quartey, Accra, Ghana: Founder of Animation Africa: “Animating our stories, our strategy”
- Bubu Ogisi, Lagos, Nigeria: Creative Director, stylist and designer behind the label IAMISIGO
*To learn more about the 2020 ODA INSPIRATORS click on their names above to read their bios.
BREAK: 10:30 – 11:30 (GMT+2):
- Enjoy great music talent from Cape Town while they are performing in different locations at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town
- Exclusive virtual coffee sessions with speakers. Only 15 seats available per speaker. Book your seat directly on Eventbrite
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The ODA Team thank you for your support.