Foster Awintiti Akugri
President Founder, Hacklab Foundation (Ghana)
Foster Awintiti Akugri heads a non-profit organization, focused on preparing the youth for future jobs. Impacting over 3000 youth since its inception and through its partnership with IBM, Hacklab Foundation hopes to reach over 100,000 youth by 2021.
He is currently the Manager for the Stanbic Bank Incubator (Ghana), an subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group. He was the youngest participant at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 48th Annual Meeting, Davos, Switzerland in 2018. He serves as a member of the Malaika Coalition, a committee mandated by the Africa Regional Strategy Group of the WEF to work on the Africa 4.0 Initiative. He also serves on the Expert Network for the Africa Growth Platform launched by the WEF during the 2019 Africa Meeting in Cape Town to support entrepreneurship in Africa. He serves as chairman of the board for the Africa Digital Awards. He was listed among 30 under 30 Future of Ghana Pioneers Class of 2019.