GhanaThink Foundation Presents Barcamp Accra 2015

BarCamp Accra 2015 is a free networking event to bring people together for a day of learning, sharing, networking and mentoring. The Father Christmas of Barcamps in Ghana will be held on December 19, 2015 at the Central Cafeteria of the University of Ghana Legon, Accra. The theme is “The Fight Against Corruption: The Role of the Youth”.

This Barcamp event will be the 55th organized by the GhanaThink Foundation , as part of its Barcamp Ghana program which is building a network of change makers, doers and entrepreneurs.

The Director of the GhanaThink Foundation, Ato Ulzen-Appiah says, “Barcamp Accra is seen as the Father Christmas of Barcamps in Ghana. We have this Barcamp in December to bring us together, whether from all over Ghana or in the Diaspora. Corruption is a canker, we are problem solvers. #Morevim!”

Barcamp Accraa aims to assemble stakeholders to build a supportive community and give birth to lasting professional partnerships. There would be a speed-mentoring session where participants would have the opportunity for a one-on-one interaction with mentors. There would also be a panel discussion on the theme. Akosua Hanson will moderate a panel on the theme featuring Anis Haffar, Nana Akosua Konadu, Kathleen Addy and Nana Akwasi Awuah.

The confirmed mentors for Barcamp Accra include Robert Bennin (Temple Advisory), Adiza Brimah-Annan (Opulence Consult), Kwesi Ampong-Dadzie (Ofamfa Group), Leila Paintsil (Weston Capital), Andrew Tarawali (Injaro Investments), Mawuli Tse (Solar Light Company), Kobina Aidoo (ACET), Ethel Cofie (EDEL Consult), William Okyere-Frimpong (The HuD Group), Ayo Adeusi (Stesi Events), David Hutchful (Grameen Foundation), Alain Gbeasor (Gesus Group), Richard Nunekpeku (Anyako Farms), Prince Kwame Akpesey (Acumen Fund), Rita Kusi (KUSI Consulting), Alexander Okereke (STEL), Nelson Klutse (Suba), Abena Safoa Gyimah (Sa4a Designs), Elijah Amoo Addo (Food4AllGH), Doris Bill (Greenheart Consult), and many more

The Lead for the Barcamp Accra team, Duncan Elikplim Gablah stated that, “the youth must see corruption as a weed to be destroyed from our midst and must be determined to fight it and not be passive. Barcamp Accra hopes to initiate a passion to fight corruption amongst the youth.”

Register for Barcamp Accra now at http://barcampaccra15.eventbrite.com / You can also register by sending “[Barcamp Accra] [Your Name] [Your Email Address] to 1945 on all mobile networks (example – Barcamp Accraa Esi Eshun [email protected] ).

Contact us via barcamp at w ww.ghanathink.org for sponsorship or partnership opportunities.

Barcamp Accra is supported by Tigo Ghana , Making All Voices Count , mPedigree GoldKeys , JollofPotGH, Globe Productions.


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