In the 2017 TED Talk, Nigeria is breaking the shell again. And here in this 2017 TED Talk, more Nigerians both home and diaspora, have blazed the trails to make global impact which scores and gives them more spaces in 2017 TED Talk than any African country. Below is the full list of Nigerians who make the list of TED Talk 2017 that will hold in Arusha, Tanzania between August 27th– 30th, 2017.
OluTimehin Adegbeye is a Writer and activist
Bibi Bakare-Yusuf is a publisher that has redefined the publishing industry in Nigeria and Africa in general.
Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu is an Indigenous knowledge expert
Leo Igwe is a Human rights activist
Tunde Jegede is a Composer, cellist, kora virtuoso
Kola Masha is an Agricultural leader
Yvonne Chioma Mbanefo is a Language and culture advocate
Dayo Ogunyemi is a Cultural media builder
Nnedi Okorafor is a Science fiction writer. Her book Who Fears Death is currently being adapted by G. G. Martins, the executive producer of Game of Throne
Qudus Onikeku is a Dancer, choreographer. He is the managing director of Q-Dance centre based in Lagos.
Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò is a Historian and philosopher
Ike Ude is a Nigerian New York based artist conversant with the world of fashion and celebrity.