YES! Youth Energy Summit Agenda


22 Jun 2022
  1. Former EnergyNet Student Engagement Initiative (ESEI) students discuss their participation in the programme and what impact it made on their lives.
  2. Intimate conversation with an inspirational leader in the African Energy Sector.

    • Thuso Kuali, Investment Banking Analyst, JP Morgan
    • Students from The Nigerian Rural Electrication Agency’s STEM programme
  3. Intimate conversation with an inspirational leader in the African Energy Sector.

  4. YES! Youth Energy Summit: Tour of the Exhibition and Networking Lunch
  5. How new technologies, innovation and change are leveling the playing field for students, entrepreneurs and early career professionals – how do we prepare 100,000 new entrepreneurs and business developers for the jobs that don’t currently exist?
  6. Dare to Dream and Invest in Africa’s Human Capital Now: With 50% of the world’s population under 30 living on the continent by 2050, what could the future look like if money, technology and electricity access were unlimited?
  7. Moderator:

    Student Energy Representative TBC


    • Atiku Jafar, International Chairman, African Law Students Association
23 Jun 2022
  1. Understanding existing barriers, what technologies and financing initiatives are available and how can entrepreneurs access them.


    • Olakunle Alao, Energy Researcher & Founder of Capitly.
  2. Joining the discussion…

    • William Kamkwamba, The Boy That Harnessed The Wind, Entrepreneur & Co-Founder, Moving Windmills Project
  3. How technology is breaking down barriers to international development, personal growth and crucial grass roots opportunities.
  4. Joining The Discussion…

    • Florence Agyei, Director Human Resources, GridCo, Ghana
  5. YES! Youth Energy Summit: Meet the developers - Networking Lunch
  6. Preparing the next generation of African energy professionals -Bridging the gap between educators and companies within the African energy sector.


    Dan Kammen, Senior Advisor for Energy Innovation, USAID & Professor of Energy at the University of California, Berkeley


    • Howard Njoku, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  7. Joining The Discussion...

    • Anne Sefu, Chief Human Resources Officer, Globeleq
    • Anne Ezeh, Chief Diversity Officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa, GE
The agenda is subject to change. If you would like to be involved in the YES! agenda, please contact Harry Gibson.