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SAIP SUMMIT 2022

IN  VERNACULAR:   REDEFINING  AFRICA  ON  OUR  OWN  TERMS

March  30th - April  2nd

SCHEDULE

WednesdaY
March  

ThrusdaY
March  

30th

FilM Screening

31st

Poetry
in AFrica

Friday
April

1st

Innovation  africa

SaturdaY
April

Banquet

LOcusT
Takeover

30th

2nd

Thursday
March  

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locust  Walk
Take   over

March, 30th
@ 5pm  on Locust Walk
Join us as we march across
Locust Walk with all our flags as we kick off the week!

Film 
screening 

March,  30th @7pm

Join us as we  all watch a film portraying the rich heritage of the  continent with snacks provided

White Paper

African
Poetry 

With Tawanda Mulalu

 March,  31st

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Tawanda Mulalu was born in Gaborone, Botswana. He is the author of Nearness (The New Delta Review, 2022) and Please make me pretty, I don't want to die (Princeton University Press, 2022). His poems appear or are forthcoming in Brittle Paper, Lana Turner, Lolwe, The New England Review, The Paris Review, A Public Space and elsewhere. He mains Ken in Street Fighter.

Wall of ideas

African
Innovation 

With Jovin Mwilanga

 April,  1st

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Jovin completed his B.A. in Computer Science at Harvard University. He is originally from Tanzania and has always been interested in leveraging technology to bring about positive change in the world. He is currently a Software Engineer at Twitter, building tools to help manage Twitter's Knowledge Graph. Jovin's work spans several products, including Twitter's trending topics service, the live events service, and the Twitter search service.Jovin is also passionate about movies. He is the founder of Pendwa, a streaming platform with a mission of being the best place to watch Swahili films and TV Shows. Pendwa's vision is to empower us, Africans, to tell our stories on our terms.

Banquet

 April,  2nd

The summit culminates in what is unmistakably the highlight of the week. We bring you 'The Banquet', an amazing array of African cuisines as you mingle and enjoy guest performances.