CONGRESS LINEUP

2024 SPEAKERS

Government leaders, C-Level execs, visionaries, global experts… More than 600 speakers from all around the world will pour all their knowledge, experience, and visions into our audience at SCEWC24

first names joining this year’s lineup

These world-renowned experts will take the stage at the Main Auditorium.

Majora Carter

Majora Carter

Born, raised, and still living in the South Bronx, Majora works to reduce Brain Drain in American low-status communities. Real estate developer and urban revitalization strategist, she has helped connect tech industry pioneers to diverse communities at all levels. Majora is quoted on the walls of the Smithsonian Museum of African-American History and Culture in DC: "Nobody should have to move out of their neighborhood to live in a better one”.

Stephanie Hare

Stephanie Hare

Dr Stephanie Hare is an author, broadcaster and researcher. She co-presents the BBC's weekly television programme, AI:Decoded, which explores the top stories in AI. Her first book, Technology Is Not Neutral: A Short Guide to Technology Ethics, was named a Financial Times best book of summer 2022. She has also published in the Financial Times, the Harvard Business Review and WIRED.

Ruha Benjamin

Ruha Benjamin

Ruha Benjamin is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of African American Studies at Princeton University, founding director of the Ida B. Wells Just Data Lab, and author of the award-winning book Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code, among many other publications. Her work investigates the social dimensions of science, medicine, and technology with a focus on the relationship between innovation and inequity, health and justice, knowledge and power.

Melati Wijsen

Melati Wijsen

World renowned changemaker and speaker, Melati has moderated National Geographic’s Sustainability Week (Bangkok), spoken at the UN, co-chairing the World Economic Forum GPAP Committee, sat on the inaugural Expert Advisory Panel for the Earthshot Prize, and her film, Bigger Than Us, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival. She has also just signed a book deal with Harper Collins. Since founding Bye Bye Plastics Bags, Melati has developed a passion for environmental education and policy change.

THE 2024 ROSTER WILL SHINE BRIGHT!

WHO ELSE IS IN? HERE'S A SNEAK PEAK OF WHAT YOU'LL FIND AT THE CONGRESS.

Aawatif Hayar

Minister of Solidarity, Social Integration and Family, Government of Morocco

Victoria Itskovych

Chief Information Officer, City of Kyiv

Neha
Mehta

Founder,
FemTech

Mareme Dieng

Lead, Africa,
500 Global

Lauren Sorkin

Executive Director, Resilience Cities Network

Francien Huizing

Programme Director, Amsterdam Smart City

Mariusz Sagan

Director Strategy and Investor Relations Department, Lublin City Office

Hilda Flavia Nakabuye

Climate, Gender, and Environmental Rights Activist, Fridays For Future Uganda

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