Currently reading towards a Masters in Development Management at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Elise graduated with Honors from a Bachelor of International Relations at IE University, in Spain in 2019. Passionate about international development and global governance, she has worked for various NGOs and research centers with a specific focus on economic and social development in Africa. She currently works as a consultant for GROW Liberia on projects aiming at fostering public-private partnerships and renewed development models on the continent. She believes that the LSE Africa Summit represents a crucial opportunity to blend Africans’ individual perceptions and the renewed opportunities of the global context to create a dialogue on change and development of the African Continent.
Currently pursuing a Masters in Conflict Studies, Tebian is passionate about peacebuilding, transitional justice and international development within the African continent. Tebian believes that the LSE Africa Summit is an incredibly important platform for students and professionals alike to discuss the issues pertaining to Africa’s social, economic and political development and to discover viable solutions to combat the development issues and challenges. As such, Tebian hopes that through her role as Co-Director of Media & Marketing, she is able to facilitate this discussion and continue to elevate the brand of the LSE Africa Summit.
Nana currently studies MSc Development Management at the LSE. Her previous studies were in BA. Laws and BA. Pyschology with Sociology. After having worked in various capacities in the corporate world for over eight years, specifically in the financial sector, she is poised to step into the International Development domain where she believes her passions for societal change, economic development in Africa and mentoring of adolescence and young adults would be better harnessed.
Omasan is a medical doctor and currently an MSc student at the London School of Economics, studying Health and International Development. Omasan joined the LSE Africa Summit 2021 team because he is passionate about the growth and development of the African continent, and wanted to contribute his quota to the development of the region, by firstly, engendering a more cohesive relationship among Africans on the continent and those in the diaspora through dialogue and partnership. Secondly, by expanding the knowledge and positive insights about the continent to the world, and lastly, attracting and encouraging domestic and foreign investments that promote economic growth and improve standard of living for the people.
The LSE Africa Summit is an annual two-day conference that engages policymakers, business leaders and researchers in conversation on solutions to Africa’s most pressing issues.