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Dr. Mothomang Diaho
Dr. Mothomang is a Medical Doctor with over 37 years of practice and specialisation in Public Health. She is a Fellow of the African Leadership initiative, a Fellowship that promotes value-based leadership. She is one of the Founders of TEACH South Africa, an organisation founded in 2008 to recruit and teach young graduates.
Dr. Mothomang is passionate about preventative medicine and lifestyle change. She is the Medical Director of Spiral Aloe Health & Wellness where she offers individual and corporate wellness consultation sessions for optimal wellbeing.
Atunyota Alleluya Akpobome, professionally known as Ali Baba, is an extraordinary Comedian and Master of Ceremony recognised nationally and internationally and revered as the King of Stand-Up comedy in Nigeria, having redefined and established comedy as a noble profession in Nigeria.
With over 35 years of experience as an exceptional Entertainer, motivational Conference Speaker, and Radio and Television host, Ali Baba has inspired, mentored and supported several comedians to find and maintain equilibrium in the industry.
An avid reader with an extremely creative and progressive mind, Ali baba is the recipient of several national and international awards and recognitions including a National Recognition Award for his outstanding contributions to Social Impact and Job Creation in the Entertainment Industry. He has starred as a Stellar act in several Nollywood movies and has been featured on CNN AFRICAN VOICES, The New York Times, The Guardian, Aljazeera, BBC, and many more international media platforms for his contribution to the Stand-up Comedy Industry in Nigeria.
Founder and CEO of Alibaba Hicuppuray 3rd, he hosts an annual talent hunt competition called SPONTANEITY which he created to discover and hone the next generation of comedians in Nigeria. He also convenes an annual concert titled ALIBABA'S JANUARY 1ST which holds on the 1st of January annually and offers premium family entertainment that showcases the best of talent in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry to usher the audience into the New Year.
Ali Baba has authored two books, 'Book of Original Jokes' and 'My Book of Firsts' and is the Founder and Creative Director of XQZ'MOI TV.
Maaza is an ICF Certified Professional Coach (PCC), a Certified professional trainer, an RSCI Master coach and an NLP Master practitioner. With an MBA from the University of Manchester and over 25 years of experience in Customer Service, she is highly passionate about people and assists individuals break out of their personal and professional barriers. She is currently the Director of Patient Experience at Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi.
Maazza enjoys spending time with her two grown-up sons, whom she considers her most outstanding achievement. She will speak on Mindfulness: For Career, Business & Life Success.
Bankole is a Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Certified Life & Career Coach and a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) from the International Council for Managing Consulting Institutes (ICMCI). He is a Consultant par excellence, a peak Performance Coach, author, speaker, therapist & entrepreneur who has a proven record of helping organisations develop their human capacity to surpass their annual financial targets and has assisted several prominent banks in Nigeria to build and deploy solutions for long-term profitability and sustainability.
A Social Reformer with a goal to solve the problems of unemployment and underemployment through his foundation – Live Your Dreams Africa Foundation, he has received several awards and recognitions for his inspiring social work in Youth and Social Development by State Governments and the Google.org Award for Youth Empowerment in Africa. Over 23,000 youth have been empowered through his foundation, and in 2019, his foundation created 682 jobs in Lagos.
Bankole will be speaking about Minding The Business of Your Mind.
Nyaradzo Lisa Musvosvi
Lisa is the Managing Director & Founder of LoNMG Executive Search and Consulting LLC, a global recruitment firm headquartered in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, with branches in the UAE, Southern Africa, and East Africa. She is a serial entrepreneur and recipient of several leadership awards. She is a member of Female Founders Middle East Africa (FFMEA) and combines her passion for individual and team development with her expertise in organisational alignment and business advisory.
Bringing a unique twenty-year combined business and leadership experience within GCC, MENA, SADC, and Europe regions, Lisa partners with CEOs and their leadership teams on large-scale change initiatives focused on talent acquisition, performance leadership, and executive coaching. She sits on several boards as a Non-Executive Board Member for Logistics & Supply Chain and Construction companies.
Lisa will be speaking about Dealing & Winning Through Phases of Healing.
Yemi Faseun is a business leader with 30 years multi-sector, multi-function experience. He works with business leaders to focus on end-to-end people management, culture and leadership initiatives to meet the demands of the Now of Work.
Yemi is the Founder of The YF Network (TYFN), a personal, leadership and business development forum comprising about 200 professionals and entrepreneurs with members across 9 countries and 3 continents. He is passionate about knowledge sharing and making a difference, especially with the younger generation in the area of work, workforce and workplace; the future of work and the work of the future.
YF has received several global recognitions for his influence and impact in HR and Thought Leadership.
Yemi is an author of 2 books and he loves Mondays.
Dr. Ifeyinwa Nwakwesi
Dr Ifeyinwa is a medical doctor who, after over 30 years of conventional medical practice, transitioned to practising and teaching integrative medicine that helps people make lifestyle modifications, achieve vibrant health, and live happy and fulfilled lives.
She is the CEO of Healthy Living Services and the President of the Women Alliance Group/ Life Foundation, and the chairman of Enugwu-Ukwu Daughters Community Development Initiative. She was one of the pioneer directors of Guaranty Trust Bank and Global bank and is a member of the board of directors of the Fymak group of companies. She advocates for having/creating an empowering mindset and is passionate about helping people be their best versions.
Dr Ifeyinwa will be speaking about Integrative Medicine for Total Wellness.
Maje is a Wellness Coach and CEO of the award-winning Health and Fitness Brand Eden Lifestyle. The brand's Corporate Wellness program services various industries in Nigeria, from Banking to Oil and Gas.
Maje is a columnist for two national newspapers. His radio show has progressively impacted its audience by constantly educating and motivating them on the importance of healthy living. He is an accomplished international speaker, influencer, Mental health advocate and writer and is currently the Vice Chair of The Spa & Wellness Association of Africa.
Maje will speak about Exercise: For Mental & Physical Wellness.
Known by her stage name Kaffy, she is a Nigerian dancer, choreographer, dance instructor and fitness coach. She is best known for breaking the Guinness World Record for "Longest Dance Party" at the Nokia Silverbird Danceathon in 2006.
As a thriving dance instructor, Kaffy has developed innovative visualisation-based methods for teaching dance and dance fitness in an accelerated-learning format. She created 'The Dance Workshop’, a dance convention aimed at training and mentoring professional dancers and promoting cultural exchange within the Nigerian dance industry.
Kaffy has featured in award-winning music videos for A-list artists locally and internationally and is the founder/owner of Imagneto Dance Company. She will speak about Dancetherapy: A Sure Path to Mental, Emotional & Physical Healing.
Known professionally as Rotimikeys, he is a multi-award-winning Nigerian music producer, singer-songwriter, arranger, multi-instrumentalist, sound engineer, sound designer and consultant. He has co-written and produced several hit songs with frontline artists in Nigeria, including theme songs like the 2015 gubernatorial election campaign for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate. He has also produced several music jingles, Television Commercial Sound design, and he has provided sound support for notable advertising Campaigns in Nigeria and other parts of West Africa for flagship brands such as MTN, Gulder, Konga, Amstel Malta, Glo, Etisalat, Jumia, Pepsi, Indomie, Peak Milk, Power Pasta and DSTV.
Rotimikeys is the current CEO of the production company, SonG23 Productions. He will speak about Music & Sound: A Pathway to Maintaining Emotional, Mental Balance.
Edidiong Amama Ekwere
Amama is a self-taught artist who began sketching and drawing to capture the beauty of life. Her first experience as an artist was creating comic books and cartoons, doodling on her notebooks and anything else.
Even with a fulfilling career in Geoscience and over 20 years of experience in business strategy, digital business transformation, quality management, process improvement, customer experience and insights and product management, Amama remains fascinated by the intersections between science and art and is a firm believer in the power of art as therapy. She shares her knowledge of the use of art to unwind. She facilitates the development of intrinsic internal and external campaigns to assist people with adequate mental health techniques using art as the medium.
At UR3 2023, Amama will speak about Art: A Tool for Mental & Emotional Therapy.
Lara is a global HR leader, executive coach, mentor, international speaker, design thinking expert and author who is well recognised for her immense innovative contributions to the current trends and practices in the evolution of Human Resources Management in Nigeria. Currently, she is the Head of HR, Food Division, at Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc and recently completed an Executive Education at Yale School of Management.
Lara has won several awards as a highly-respected HR thought leader, including 2019 Talent Management Strategist, 100 Women B2B Thought Leadership & 2nd LinkedIn top 10 women thought leaders to follow in 2020, 40 HR Leaders in 2022 to follow in Nigeria by PeopleHum. She is a member of the International Coaching Federation (ICF), USA and a StrengthCorp with Gallup Strengths Inc. USA.
Lara will speak about Finding & Preserving Mental Resilience as a Career Professional.