Migration and COVID-19

Migration Jam 2020

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June 2020

Virtual Migration Conference

Migration And Covid-19. We Are All In This Together.

Cohosted By Migration Jam And Project Phoenix

This event is focused on storytelling and showcasing the positive contributions of refugees and migrants during the global covid-19 pandemic.

The conference will be broadcasted live on Facebook

Rewatch the live Facebook broadcast:

Panel Discussions

11:05 AM- 11:50 AM (EAST AFRICA TIME)

The media, Covid, migration and getting the positive stories out there

Moderator:  Michael Goecken, Founder of Project Phoenix

Speakers

Asmaa al Omar

Financial Times

Andrew Connelly

Guardian/Al Jazeera

12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (EAST AFRICA TIME)

Innovative approaches to the crisis, highlighting different migrant contributions

Moderator: Zamzam Abdi Jama, Communications Expert

Speakers

Shariq Musharaf

Founder of Staysafe

Dr. Garba Moussa

Data scientist and Founder MediLinkUp

Dr Ahmed Tanneera

Founder of optomedicine

Evans Darko

Researcher, Financial and Credit Analyst

1:10 PM- 1:55 PM (EAST AFRICA TIME)

The migrant community contributing to countries of origin

Moderator:  Tiziana Heck Project Coordinator, Project Phoenix

Speakers

Ahmadou Diallo

Airbus Africa Community

Leyla Karaha

Social innovator in fintech and health

2:05 PM- 3:05 PM (EAST AFRICA TIME)

Co-created methods & strategies for solutions: hackathons, bootcamps, startup sprints & social labs

Moderator: Hrishabh Sandilya Director for Partnerships & Development, Project Phoenix

Speakers

Anastasiia Yakush

Project manager at X23 Srl

Alexandra Clare

Co-Founder & CEO Re:CODED

Berat Kjamili

Founder of Migport and contributor to CORONATHON and EUvsVIRUS

3:15 PM- 4:15 PM (EAST AFRICA TIME)

Grassroot Shapers and Shakers- COVID-19 and Beyond

Moderator:  Amal Jibril, Founder of Migration Jam

Speakers

Mohsin Mohi Ud Din

Founder of MeWe international

John Jaldak

Co-founder of YSAT

Mohammad Hasan Al Akraa

Founder of Al- Hasan Volunteer Network

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