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Interested in learning more about our programmes or workshops and actions plans. Contact us at hi@thisisysys.com 

The Team            

Deborah Okenla, Founder and CEO


Kwaku Dappah, Programme Manager


Maysoon Bastoni, Social Media Executive


Advisory Board

Nafisa Bakkar, Co-founder and CEO, Amaliah and Halal Gems

Andy Ayim, Managing Director, Backstage Capital

Carl Martin, Head of Brand, Forward Partners

David Fogal, Investor, ADV

Natalie Campbell, CEO, The Very Good Company

Araceli Camargo, Director, Centric Labs

Roy Azoulay, Founder and CEO, Serelay

Abadesi Osunsade, Head of Maker Outreach , Product Hunt

Sarah Drinkwater, Director at the Tech and Society Solutions Lab, Omidyar Network,

Nush Sharma, Partnerships Manager, CognitionX


Your Startup, Your Story is a startup community for founders, developers, creatives, investors and more on a mission to make a difference. Our purpose is to equip diverse talent with the tools and resources to thrive within the startup ecosystem so that they can contribute to an equitable economy, which welcomes all individuals to participate.

© Your Startup, Your Story (YSYS) 2019

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