Keynote Speaker:
Dr. Dampha Lang Fafa
Executive Secretary, ACALAN-AU, Bamako, Mali
 
Born in the Gambia, Lang Fafa Dampha lived and worked in Paris between 1989 and 2009. He has obtained a B.A. in English Language and Literature at the University of Paris 7 Jussieu, and a Ph.D. in English Studies (Society and Culture) at the University of Paris IV Sorbonne.
 
Lang Fafa taught Legal English (Law and Politics - UK/USA) at the University of Paris 2 - Panthéon Assas, and Economic English (introduction to banking and finance, and the history of economic thought) at the University of Paris 8, Saint Denis, for two years.
 
He returned to Africa in November 2009 to work with the African Academy of Languages (ACALAN), the African Union’s specialized language agency as Senior Research and Programme Officer in Bamako, Mali. He is now the Executive Secretary of the same institution.
 

 
Keynote Speaker:
Prof Nabhit Kapur, Psy.D
Founder President of Peacful Mind Foundation, Founder President Global Youth Mental Health Forum, Peace Laureate and Peace Ambassador, Psychologist
 
His Excellency Prof Nabhit Kapur, Psy.D , is a PsychoPreneur, mental health advocate, author, 3-time TEDx speaker and globally decorated ambassador of mental health and peace with over 200 recognitions from 30 countries around the world.
 
Acclaimed as World most influential Psychologists by the FAAVM-Canada, Dr Nabhit who is the President of PeacfulMind Foundation has been recognized for establishing one of the most successful Mental Health forums including the world’s first global Youth Mental Health Forum, an online and offline platform under PeacfulMind Foundation for youths to train in psychological first aid. His passion to bring peace and mental well-being across continents got him connected to some of the world most powerful leaders who currently do hold an advisory role in Dr Kapur's organisation.
 
Beyond working to grow his organisation, Dr Kapur sits on the Advisory Board as Executive Director for numerous companies including the Meenus Procapitus Limited (Macao), Farooq Cooperation (UAE), PALEDEC (Nigeria), Jordanian Institution for combating Morden day slavery (Jordan), Jocob Abbey institute of leadership (USA) etc.
 
Prof. Nabhit who has been featured in some of the world leading publications is the author of 2 books viz GraphoPsychology and Psychology apart from numerous research papers.