Africa Youth Awards 2016 Judges

Meet the Judges who will be bringing their industry knowledge and category specific skill sets to assess this years Awards nominees
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Our Valuable Judging Panel

Dr Ahmed Adamu
Dr Ahmed AdamuAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
Dr. Ahmed Adamu is a Petroleum Economist, Development Expert, University Lecturer (Economics) and Pioneer Global Chairperson of Commonwealth Youth Council, the
largest youth-led organisation in the world.
Aya Chebbi
Aya ChebbiAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
An award winning Pan-African feminist, renowned blogger and scholar of African Politics. Co-founder of the Voice of Women Initiative (feminist collective) and founding chair of the African Youth Movement, building one of Africa’s largest movements fighting for peace and social justice.
Kelvin Macharia
Kelvin MachariaAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
A young entrepreneur. CEO of Sunrise Tracking. A Mandela Washington Fellow. Listed in Africa’s Most Promising Entrepreneurs: Forbes Africa’s 30 Under 30 For 2016. He is also a recipient of the 2015 Africa Youth Awards for Entrepreneurship.
Ngunan Adamu
Ngunan AdamuAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
CEO of Global Skills Exchange and iWoman Academy. Ngunan is journalist by profession and has worked as a producer and presenter at the BBC for the last 10 years.
Janerose Gatobu
Janerose GatobuAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
Founder of Jagari Designs a label that creates an array of Ankara Fused bags. Recipient of accolades; Top 25 under 25 Entrepreneurs Kenya 2015 and Fashion Icon of the Year 2015 Africa Youth Awards. She is also an Alumni of The Cherie Blair Foundation For Women Forum.
Damola Morenikeji
Damola MorenikejiAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
A rising voice in the fields of leadership, education and human development in Africa. A social entrepreneur, who has dedicated the last seven years to contributing solutions to the challenges of leadership and education. He is the recipient of the 2015 Africa Youth Awards for Excellence in Leadership.
Ngo Bibaa Lundi Anne
Ngo Bibaa Lundi AnneAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
A Cameroonian microbiologist with extensive experience in public health programs; specialize in maternal and child health care, and sexual and reproductive health for the past 9 years. Currently the Assistant Executive Director of Reach Out Cameroon. Winner of the 2015 Africa Youth Awards for Public Servant of the year.
Divine K. Kpe
Divine K. KpeAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
Divine K. Kpe is one of Africa’s most young change makers. In 2014 he was named amongst the 20 Under 35 Young African ChangeMakers by the African ViewPoint Journal and significantly rose to win the prestigious 2015 Africa Youth Awards after fiercely competing with other African nominees in the category of Grass Root Transformation.
Rosina Teye
Rosina TeyeAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
Currently the Olympic Truce Peace Ambassador for Ghana. Regional Secretary for the Coalition of NGOs in Health in the Central Region and has also contested as an aspiring Member of Parliament for Assin Central Constituency. She is the founder of Dolly Foundation.
Alvin Nyika
Alvin Nyika Africa Youth Awards 2016 Judge
Founder & Executive Chairman of Core Foundation, Alvin Nyika is an accomplished entrepreneur, engaging speaker, Christian thought leader, author and philanthropist.
Boubakar Yougbare
Boubakar YougbareAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
An African Youth Leader. The current Executive Chairperson of the African Youth Commission. Partnership Manager and JCI member – African Civil Servant.
Uche Ogwu
Uche OgwuAfrica Youth Awards 2016 Judge
A motivational speaker and author with a principal belief that we were created to experience heaven on earth. Director of Potters Touch, a conference that is aimed at repositioning young people.