Liverpool St, London EC3A 7BX, UK
After 21 events, 146 speakers and 4780 attendees, it comes down to 1 celebration.
TEDxEuston is a not-for-profit TED-like event dedicated to spreading the very best ideas and innovation from across Africa and the pan-African diaspora.
Over the past 10 years, we have grown to become the largest Africa-centred ideas forum in the UK and, as we countdown to our final event, we’re looking forward to introducing you to another exciting line-up of awe-inspiring thinkers and doers from across the continent and beyond.
LEGACY is where we discover the start of something greater. As a family, we will be connecting, sowing and reflecting on what is to come.
So join our speakers, our community and our all-volunteer team, for one more day of unforgettable talks, incredible food, and exceptional music as we celebrate our legacy, and invite you to inherit the spirit of TEDxEuston.
The event will take place at Etc Venues, 133 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BX.
A ticket to TEDxEuston: LEGACY includes:
Access to the venue and the TEDxEuston Marketplace
Complimentary refreshments throughout the day
Hot buffet lunch
TEDxEuston goodie bag
Complimentary entry to the afterparty
The speakers announced so far are as follows:
Benjamin Fernandes is a Tanzanian entrepreneur and a former national television presenter. He holds an MBA from Stanford University and an Exec Ed from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and formerly worked at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the Digital Foundation team. A huge fan of Android and intersecting financial services with technology in Africa, Benjamin is the founder and CEO of Fintech company ‘NALA’, a mobile money application that works offline.
Elsie Owusu OBE is a Ghanaian-British architect. Her projects include the UK Supreme Court Arts and London’s Green Park Station. A runner-up for Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) President in 2018, she was re-elected to RIBA National Council. Current projects include an eco-development in Takoradi, Ghana, low-energy homes in Sussex and Africa Bauhaus, and a new College of African Art in Accra. In 2003, she was honoured by the Queen for services to architecture as Founding Chair of the Society of Black Architects.
Rebecca Enonchong is the founder and CEO of AppsTech, a leading global provider of enterprise application solutions. She is also co-founder and President of Cameroon Angels Network; CEO of I/O Spaces; Board Chair of Afrilabs; and a board member of many companies including Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa) and Salesforce.org. Rebecca was named a Global Leader for Tomorrow (GLT) by the World Economic Forum of Davos, Switzerland and Forbes magazine listed her as a top female tech founder in Africa. She currently serves as a mentor and advisor to several technology start-ups.
Charles Dhewa is the CEO of Knowledge Transfer Africa, which he founded in 2006 after realising that agricultural value chain actors in developing countries needed a knowledge broker to keep reminding them of what they could be forgetting and under-estimating. Working at the intersection of formal and informal agricultural markets in Zimbabwe, his organisation has setup a fluid knowledge and information platform called MKambo which tracks, trends and ensures agricultural value chains are driven by knowledge, technology and innovation. Charles is always clarifying opportunities and influencing policy through his thought leadership blog ‘eMKambo’.
Funa Maduka, a filmmaker credited with producing and directing the first Nigerian film to a world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, holds a BA in History from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. A former Director of International Original Films at Netflix, Funa pioneered Netflix's move into international film production, building a development slate across Europe, Middle East, Asia and Africa. Her film acquisitions brought Netflix its first film nominations at both the Golden Globes and the Academy Awards. She has also held leadership and strategic positions at McKinsey & Company, the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, the Obama Campaign, the Clinton Global Initiative and Goldman Sachs.
Ric Lewis is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of Tristan Capital Partners, a London-based real estate investment management company with €11.0+ billion in assets under management. Tristan was voted by industry peers as the European Real Estate Private Equity Firm of the Year in 2014 and 2015. The firm also won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise and International Trade in 2017. Passionate about providing quality education to underprivileged children, Ric founded The Black Heart Foundation in 2009 which annually provides several educational scholarships to young people in need in the UK and abroad. Ric also serves on a number of educational and community Boards including the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College (USA), John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and the Royal National Children’s Springboard Foundation. He is also on the Board of Governors of King Solomon Academy and the Board of Directors of the Eastside Young Leaders Academy.
Do not miss out on being part of this unforgettable experience.
We look forward to seeing you all.
Your TEDxEuston Team
What's the refund policy? All tickets purchased are non-refundable.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? No, if you give your name at the door we will be able to check you in but please remember to bring valid ID if you are a student.
Can I update my registration information? Yes. This can be done via universe, please remember to update all attendees information up to two weeks prior to the event to ensure that names are accurate on name badges.
Do TEDxEuston profit from this event? No. Please note all TEDxEuston events are not-for-profit and the team work on a voluntary basis. The tickets for each event are subsided by our generous partners.
Terms & Conditions
1. Please note that all tickets purchased are non-refundable except if the event is cancelled or significantly altered by the organisers.
2.TEDxEuston reserves the right to make alterations to the programme such as speaker line up changes but will endeavour to ensure that all speakers are of a similar calibre and stature.
3. TEDxEuston reserves the right to refuse admission to the venue.
TEDxEuston: LEGACY - Student Ticket
TEDxEuston: LEGACY - Standard ticket
TEDxEuston: LEGACY - LEGACY ticket