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2000+ Participants

50+ Global Speakers & Panelists


Awakening Hub events serves as a pivotal nexus where policymakers, global CEOs, investors, bankers, industry experts, entrepreneurs, and innovators converge, facilitating a dynamic exchange of ideas, strategies, and collaborations. With its exclusive gathering of influential figures across various sectors, these events offer unparalleled opportunities for networking, insights, and partnership formation. Participants engage in discussions on pressing global issues, explore emerging trends, and identify avenues for sustainable growth and innovation. 

Fall Conference & Awards

Some of Our Past Speakers & Panelists

Hilda S Mafudze

SE Hilda S. Mafudze

Ambassadrice de l'Union africaine aux États-Unis
Joe Lopez

Joseph E. Lopez

Founder of Youth Education and Sports Development / United Nations
Mayor Jhon

Jhon B. Muns

Mayor of Plano, Texas

Kelle Marsalis, CCE, IOM

President & CEO Plano Chamber of Commerce
Ana Paula

Honorable Ana Paula

Consul General of Angola in Houston, Texas
Modeste Mutinga

H.E. Modeste Mutinga M.

Minister of Social Affairs Humanitarian Actions and National Solidarity / DRC

Herbert Austin

Directeur de district pour la Small Business Administration des États-Unis (SBA)
Chido Mpemba

Chido Mpemba

African Union Chairperson’s Special Envoy on Youth

Richard Mofe

Actor / Producer

Naveed Nabi

Loan Originator One Click Commercial Funding

Emma Lohoues

Celebrity TV presenter

Jessica C. Thompson

International Trade Specialist U.S. Commercial Service, Dallas-Fort Worth

Vindra Aduara

President of Hallmark International Youth Club

Lubbock Smith

Vice President / Director of Community Development & Outreach Vista Bank

Damita Williams

Chief Nursing Officer / Medical City Plano

Ade Omere

Global Program Management Microsoft

Naomie Cilumba

Serial Entrepreneur

Prof Marcus Ambe

Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of South Africa UNISA

Misha Dameron

CEO/ Dameron Consulting Goup

Dr. Luka Powanga

Professor-Regis University, Executive Director-Energy Africa Conference, and Managing Partner- TPL

Nasibu Sareva

CEO/ African Development center

Elvis Ngyia

President of IOAN International Organizations Of African Nurses

Hussain Abdullah

HA Homes Founder/Author

Coach Jeanine

Founder & CEO / With You Solutions

Wantoe Teah Wantoe

Executive Director of the Center for African Policy

Rasheeda Abubakar

CEO of Rashida Foundation

Regina H. Onyeibe

Senior Coordinator Small Business Initiatives Small Business Center

Dr. Folahan P. Olishile

President and CEO PSYNC GROUP

Dr. Aurelie Measseu-Allegra

Vice-President, PSYNC GROUP Founder & President, Africa Diaspora United

VR Small

Founder/CEO , Veteran Women’s Enterprise Center

Kamesha “Kay” West

Vice President | Market Manager TruFund Financial Services, Inc.

Yollande Kadesi-Kayembe

Realtor at Remax

Tatenda N.C Dzvimbo

Economist and Global Ambassador at HIYC

Million Zeleke

Founder of Grand Squared Corporation

Johanna Leblanc , J.D. LLM

Partner, Adomi Advisory  Group, PLLC

Justin Thomas Russel

Executive Director of Belief in Africa

Commisioner O. Felix Obi

Commercial Diplomacy Executive & Member, the Executive Office of U.S. President’s Trade Advisory Committee on Africa (TACA)

Russell Avre

Founder & CEO of Glappy Foundation

Mbaye Mbengue

Founder of Youth Education and Sports Development / United Nations

Fabrice Kombo

CEO of Kombo Enterprise

Akinyi Adoyo

Director of Friends of Africa

Alain Riba Riba

CEO of Amani Consulting

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