Embracing Diversity for a Better Community

In 2020, APNET celebrated 10-yrs by organizing a 3-day virtual event between October 22–24.  This event brought together business, community leaders, African professionals, entrepreneurs, and students with a passion for African affairs. Below are some of the key highlights: speakers, cultural performances, fashion show, Afrobeats, silent auction, AfriChat, discussions, after party and more. Special thanks to the anniversary planning committee, sponsors, donors, partners, fans, and members. 

Day 1 

Featured Speaker: Dr. Chris Lewis, Founder, Village Life Outreach Project, Vice Provost for Academic Programs @ University of Cincinnati, & Family Medicine Physician, UC Health.

Moderator: Funke Oladele,  (CEO-BAM Podcast)

Day 2  

Featured Speaker: Chris Che (President/CEO-Che International Group)

Moderator: Dr. Lizzie Ngwenya-Scoburgh (Associate Professor - University of Cincinnati) 

Day 3: The Main Event
  • Featured Speakers: Dr. James Buchanan, Dr. Raj Mehta, Evans Nwankwo, Dr. David Githuku, and Manny Addo. 
  • Moderators: Charlene Agyemang, Edna Yohannes, and Kennedy Mihigo.

Topics included Trip to Africa/ Lessons/UC Efforts, Succeeding in corporate environment, and Entrepreneurship.