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Thursday, February 7 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Not All Heroes Wear Capes In Nigeria - Activism vs. Advocacy

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When we hear "heroes", we might consider Superman, Batman, or some other character with superpowers. Others might consider police officers or soldiers who risk their life for our nation. But what about the everyday heroes among us?

Activism- consists of efforts to promote, impede, direct, or intervene in social, political, economic, or environmental reform with the desire to make changes in society.

Advocacy- Advocacy is an activity by an individual or group which aims to influence decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions

Not All Heroes Wear Capes in Nigeria- Activism vs Advocacy is a panel discussion with some extraordinary everyday activists and advocates who've launched change making campaigns and movements using social media.

Panelist will discuss:
  • Types of Advocacy and Activism
  • What makes an effective Advocate/ Activist
  • Why and how to mobilize around a cause you care about
  • Skills and principles of Activism and Advocacy without destruction
  • Strategies for gaining media attention, building and sustaining social media interaction

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Kelvin 'Radiokelv' Ibrahim

Communications strategist, Edge04 media
Kelvin (Radiokelv) is an experienced Broadcast Journalist with over 6 years experience in Radio and TV hosting. He is a communications and brand strategist with proven track record. He is currently the Communications strategist for Edge04 Media.

avatar for Segun Awosanya

Segun Awosanya

Business Consultant, Aliensmedia Communications
Segun Awosanya (SEGA) is a Realtor (landlaw focused) Civil Rights & Institutional Reforms Advocate, futuristic Brand, Media, Tech, Research, Business & Strategic Consultant, who is also deeply involved in social engineering and Nation building via his numerous advocacies that has... Read More →
avatar for Aliyu Giwa

Aliyu Giwa

Police Officer, Nigeria Police Force
I am a highly talented Police officer with huge experience in performing a variety of full performance technical law enforcement duties related to enforcing the laws, maintaining the peace, and protecting the citizens of Nigeria.Considerable knowledge of Lagos state and its street... Read More →
avatar for Juliet 'Kego Ume-Onyido

Juliet 'Kego Ume-Onyido

Social Entrepreneur, Poetry For Change
An avid lover of poetry; International Performance Poet & Spoken Word Artist.Motivational Strategic Interventionist, delivering Experiential workshops for Women Professionals and Entrepreneurs on Work-Life Choices, and how to achieve Excellence & Success in the New Empathy-Driven... Read More →

Thursday February 7, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm CET
Innovation Stage