UoN 2019 Public Lectures

By | February 6, 2019

UoN 2019 Public Lectures

2019 Public Lectures: Disrupting Inequality by Doing Good

Date(s) – 08/02/2019
8:00 am – 12:00 pm

University of Nairobi Towers

Accelevate Leads and the University of Nairobi welcomes all university students to a series of public lectures that focuses on how organizations can disrupt inequality by doing good. Doing good is based on the belief that simple acts of kindness can make the world a better place.

Keynote Speakers:

Mr Kaynan Rabino – Vice-President, Vision Ventures of the Ted Arison Family Foundation, Tel Aviv, Israel. He leads the Good Deeds Dayglobally. Join us as he discusses the impact of the implementation of the doing good model by Shari Arison and the Arison Group. Shari Arison is an American-born Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist, and Israel’s wealthiest woman. She is the owner of Arison Investments, which comprises several business companies, and of The Ted Arison Family Foundation, which comprises several philanthropic organizations that operate as its subsidiaries.

Dr. Richard Munang – Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator at the UN Environment. He is responsible for guiding the actualization of UN Environments climate resilient development strategy for Africa in a manner that ensures human wellbeing. He has won many awards including the prestigious African Environmental Hero Award 2016, and UNEP’s recognition highest award, the Baobab staff awards for Programme Innovation, 2016. Dr. Munang message titled ‘Mindset change – a necessary investment to make your skills count for self and Africa’s ascension in the 21st Century’ will seek to ignite a mindset change, to get the students to right thinking and see themselves as solution providers.

The public lectures are supported by the Accelevate Lead as part of its Skills Hunt Programme, and the University of Nairobi. The Skills Hunt Programme is a volunteerism opportunity for businesses to transfer employability skills to university students through a challenge driven-solve problem approach done on a monthly basis for a full year.

Spaces are limited. FREE registration is required.