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Theme: Dreamweavers

This event occurred on
December 1, 2018
London, London, City of
United Kingdom

TEDxEuston: Dreamweavers will be the official meeting point for all who share intellectual curiosity about Africa. A space for introspection, and the delicate interlacing of all the ideas that are currently confined to our imagination.

We have taken great lengths to bring together a selection of speakers who transcend beyond university degrees or job titles. They are multi-layered individuals who have intertwined all that they are to envision new realities for the Continent, diaspora and beyond.

In our 9th year, we call upon our community to leave behind labels, imposed or assumed, as we forge ahead with a theme that signifies the point of intersection between unbridled aspiration, and tangible activity.

So come as you are and join us for TEDxEuston: Dreamweavers as we invite you all to extend your imagination and become weavers of dreams.

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155 Bishopsgate
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London, London, City of, EC2M 3YD
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Brian Gitta

CEO and Co-Founder of Matibabu

Claire Karekezi


Faraja Nyalandu

Founder of Shule Direct

Femi Oguns

Founder of Identity School of Acting and Identity Agency Group

Georgia Arnold

Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility at Viacom International Media Networks
Georgia Arnold is the Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility at Viacom International Media Networks. Responsible for developing social initiatives for the company, Ms Arnold has initiated unprecedented partnerships and campaigns for MTV on HIV and AIDS awareness including the multi-award winning MTV Shuga.

Hafsat Abiola - Costello

Founder of the Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND)
Hafsat Abiola-Costello is the Founder of the Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND), which seeks to strengthen civil society and promote democracy in Nigeria.

Iyinoluwa Aboyeji

Impact Entrepreneur

Lebo Mashile

Writer and Actress

Million Belay

Coordinator of food sovereignty AFSA
Million Belay is a Coordinator of food sovereignty AFSA and a researcher at Stockholm resilience center researching the transformation of food systems in Ethiopia. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, as well as the founder of MELCA – Ethiopia. and the future generation together”

Nana Oforiatta-Ayim


Omar Degan



Arts Collective

The Compozers

Musical group

W.Gyude Moore

W. Gyude Moore is a visiting fellow at the Center for Global Development. He previously served as Liberia’s Minister of Public Works and country lead on the construction and maintenance infrastructure from December 2014 to January 2018. At CGD, Moore will be exploring governance, looking at the infrastructure sector in particular. He will also focus on channels of attracting private finance into African infrastructure.

Organizing team


London, United Kingdom


London, United Kingdom
  • Afolabi Adekaiyaoja
    Post production
  • Michael Adesina
    Post production
  • Nancy Adimora
  • Sarah Filson