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Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon Toronto 2018. This year’s program, built by our global community, is our most ambitious one yet. Within the program, you will find 18 thematic tracks to help you navigate our 450+ sessions

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Abella Bateyunga

Tanzania Bora Initiative
Ms. Abella Bateyunga is a social entrepreneur with more than 13 years of experience engaging young men and women though Governance, media, ICT and innovation and the arts. She is a founder of Tanzania Bora Initiatives www.tanzaniabora.org, an initiative that engage and inspire youth, particularly young women, to participate proactively in their own governance and civic rights.  Ms. Bateyunga manages several additional successful programs such as SHE Codes for Change www.shecodesforchange.org , which inspires girls and young women in Tanzania to pursue careers in STEAM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts/Design, Mathematics) fields; and Love Arts Tanzania www.loveartstanzania.com, an initiative that nature young artists gifts and talents aiming at raising the standard of art and positively influence culture and mindset . In media she is known to use her “edutainment” style that combines education and entertainment as a method to inspire Tanzanian youth to be active and engaged in their community’s social, economic, and political processes. She is also recognized for her outstanding leadership by President Obama’s flagship program YALI (Young African Leaders Initiative), having served as a YALI Fellow in 2014. 

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, May 17


Friday, May 18