#CHANGINGOURSTORY – The Pan-African Weekend ’17

The Pan-African Weekend is an action-packed three-day event which highlights the achievements and success stories emerging each year from the pan-African diaspora. Lucy Quist joined this year’s event in New York city which was organised to empower, inform, and entertain its audience.

She joined the panel discussion on Business and Technology during the Pan-African Women Forum to share her journey and experiences as an African business leader with other high-achieving African women from various industries.

The Business and Technology Panel also featured Fumbi Chima – Chief Information Officer of Burberry, Adenah Bayoh – Entrepreneur and Real Estate Developer, Uchente Emuleomo – VP of Corporate Counsel, Prudential, Dana Reed – CEO of The Africa Center, and was moderated by Cheryl Wills – TV Anchor NY1.

The panelists shared their peculiar experiences as African women challenging the odds to make an impact in their various industries and fields.

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The Pan-African Weekend was crowned off with the Face List Awards. The awards ceremony was a celebration of pan-African achievement. This year’s celebration recognised and awarded personalities such as world renowned Civil Rights Leader, Rev. Dr. Al Sharpton, NBA star, Serge Ibaka, International Business Leader, Mimi Alemayehou, Tuma Basa of Spotify, Beverly Bond of Black Girls Rock, and Adenah Bayoh of Adenah Bayoh & Co. for their achievements and impact on the pan-African community. Lucy Quist attended the occasion as special guest and also presented the Trailblazer Award to Beverly Bond, founder of Black Girls Rock.

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Read more about the event here.

Lucy Quist#CHANGINGOURSTORY – The Pan-African Weekend ’17