2019 Speakers

Founder, Juliet Bawuah

Juliet Bawuah

Juliet Bawuah is a respected name in sports journalism in Ghana, having worked for a range of top Ghanaian media houses, including Citi FM and TV3. She was a senior sports journalist with international broadcaster AfricaNews and has corresponded for Goal.com and TRT World. Juliet holds a Master’s degree from Cardiff University and has interviewed some of the biggest names in the sport, including former World Player of the Year and current Liberia President George Weah, as well as FIFA President Gianni Infantino.

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Carol Tshabalala

Carol Tshabalala is one of the most recognizable female sports broadcasters in the world. Before joining SuperSport in 2011, she spent 10 years with the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC). She has served as a flagship anchor for the coverage of many major football, rugby and boxing events, and also hosts live shows for IMG’s Premier League productions from London. The award-winning journalist is also a voice over artist and MC. In 2011 she became the first and only African to host a FIFA Ballon d’Or ceremony.

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Nana Aba Anamoah

Nana Aba Anamoah has been one an iconic name in Ghanaian broadcasting for over 15 years. A news anchor and talk show host, she is currently News Editor at GH One TV, having previously worked at TV3 Network.

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Eva Okyere

Eva Okyere is a Ghanaian lawyer and former sports journalist. In her prime, she was acclaimed for her insightful and assertive analysis of major sporting news and events. She has served as Vice Chair of the Ghana Football Association’s Disciplinary Committee.

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Usher Komugisha

Usher Komugisha is a leading voice in female sports journalism on the continent. She serves as Uganda Correspondent for Super Sport (TV and website) and freelances for The Guardian, BBC and NBA Africa. She previously served as the Communications Director of the Rwandan National Olympic Committee.

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Lucy Quist

Lucy Quist is the Author of The Bold New Normal. She is the Vice President of the Normalisation Committee in Ghana. She is is passionate about empowering young people across the African continent to fully realise their potential. In response to young people, she started frequently writing in 2014 to engage, inspire and empower the next generation of African leaders. She travels around the world speaking on leadership, business and technology.