Mona-Lisa Danieli Mungure is a legal practitioner with over 6 years of experience. She holds a Masters of Law degree in human rights law from the university of Nottingham (United Kingdom) and a Bachelor degree in law from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (South Africa). Mona-Lisa has worked in pluralistic environments and has demonstrated her ability to manage multicultural teams. As an Attorney, her key strengths include legal research and analytical skills in human rights, labour law, family law and commercial law, to name a few. Additionally, Mona-Lisa is the founder and Director of a social enterprise called Molao Matters that conducts human rights training to various societal groups, advocates for policy reform, conducts activism programmes and facilitates public education on the law. In her spare time, she participates in initiatives that benefit the community. For example, she is a member of the Global Shapers Community under the World Economic Forum where she serves as the Curator of the Gaborone Hub.
Tafadzwa Antony Munyaradzi
Tafadzwa Antony Munyaradzi
Founder and CEO.
Tafadzwa is a Holder of a Full Technological Award in Telecommunications & Electronic Engineering (UK) and a Telecoms Mini MBA from the Telecoms Academy (UK). Tafadzwa is a Telecommunications Engineer and expert in the field of Telecoms/Telemetry with over 10000 hour’s experience.
He is also a trained Aircraft (Avionics) Engineer who specialised in Radio and Telecommunications. He has over 9 years Entrepreneurial Experience. In addition, Tafadzwa is passionate about Entrepreneurship, Africa, Cyber Technology and the Economic deliverance of Africa through entrepreneurial Development.
African News Agency
Melanie Cheary is Global Editor of the African News Agency – the continent’s first syndicated, multimedia news platform. She also works closely with the Thomson Reuters Foundation as a senior consultant, developing and delivering journalism and media training programmes worldwide.
Melanie was a Foreign Correspondent and News Editor for Reuters News Agency for 14 years covering Africa and Europe. In her journalism career, Melanie wrote extensively about economics, politics and social issues. She reported on the war in Congo, the war crimes tribunal in The Hague, major financial companies, and commodity and capital markets. Her articles have been widely published in the world's top newspapers and journals.
Her recent writing and editorial consulting work includes public relations material for the United Nations’ Global Initiative on Human Trafficking; handbooks on news reporting; research and analysis on the influence of religion on global economic developments; and reports on sustainability for energy companies.
A South African and a British citizen, Melanie has a BA in Classics and an MBA. Melanie speaks German and Dutch.
Business Development Manager
Middle East, Turkey & Africa
Business Development and Community Growth Manager at HERE Technologies, leading Partnership and Community strategy, and contributing to the product and content growth of HERE Open Location Platform in the Middle East and Africa. Mohamed brings over 14 years of extensive business experience in both corporate and entrepreneurial arena. Prior to HERE, he was responsible for Mobility Solutions Sales at Microsoft, managing the business in the MEA region.
Before Microsoft, Mohamed was among a team of four who established Nokia regional office back in 2006. His last role was a Business Development Manager for Near East and North Africa running Nokia Ecosystem and Partners Engagement, where he led the launch of the first Nokia Mobile Lab in MEA.
Avid, active supporter and coach to aspiring entrepreneurs, an Advisory Board member at multiple startups, in addition to other business facilitation and consultancy roles.
Ambassador of One Young World appointed to represent Egypt. A devout tech geek, passionate about traveling, and loves to be called by his nickname Galilu.
The Future City of Africa
Hjörtur Smárason is a storyteller and marketing specialist. He has advised startups, cities and up to whole countries on their storytelling and marketing communications.
Hjörtur is the founder of the Future City of Africa project, a jury member in the Venture Cup startup competitions and on the advisory board of a number of startups.
Oualid Ben Ali
Oualid Ben Ali
Future cities (Smart, Sustainable and innovative Cities).
Dr. Oualid is considered as one of the international well-recognized expert in the field of Future
cities (Smart, Sustainable and innovative Cities). He has participated in several future cities projects
as a researcher or as a consultant. He has been involved in the planning and implementation of
future cities in many domains such as Smart mobility and transportation, smart tourism and
destination, smart energy, smart healthcare, smart logistics, smart waste management, smart
parking, smart water management, smart education, smart security, smart policing and law
enforcement, etc. He has given several training and capacity building courses related to that field.
Moreover, he is a member of several organizations related to the area of Smart Cities or Urban
technologies. He has been invited in several occasions in local, regional and international events as a
guest or keynote speaker in order to deliver talks about future cities and its domains. Moreover he is
the founder and president of the FutureCitiesCouncil.org (http://www.futurecitiescouncil.org/) with
more than 70.000+ members from government (cities), industry, academia and civic society. He is
also the founder of www.inno-gate.com the innovation gate in the service of future cities
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