Mrs Eyitayo Dada


Eyitayo Dada is an accomplished individual with a diverse range of expertise and achievements. Eyitayo Dada is a marriage coach and an entrepreneur. She is highly regarded for her expertise in relationships, dating, marriage, and business.

Eyitayo is known as an internationally recognized speaker. Her speaking style is characterized by joy, warmth, and no-nonsense approach, combined with age-old wisdom. Due to her wisdom and speaking skills, she has earned the title “Maama.”

With over 30 years of experience, Eyitayo Dada has coached thousands of couples to improve their marriages. Her focus is on helping couples rekindle passion and spark, even if they have not been intimate in years. 

Dr. Samuel Jacobs-Abbey


Dr. Samuel Jacobs-Abbey was appointed as Global Diplomatic Council special envoy to the United Nations and African Union. Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Dr. Jacobs-Abbey serves as the Executive Director of Jacobs-Abbey Global Institute for Leadership Studies. He previously served as Director of International Center for Conflict and Human Rights and Programs Director for Sub Saharan Africa for Youth for Human Rights International.

His passion for gender equality and the protection of children has been evident throughout his career, especially in his contribution to the passage of Domestic Violence Acts and the Human Trafficking Act, as well as ratification of related conventions at the level of the African Union and the United Nations. Dr. Samuel Jacobs-Abbey is revered for his leadership on Global Public Health Diplomacy and strategic Leadership.

In addition to his diplomatic services, Dr. Samuel Jacobs-Abbey has had a long career in international development. he has served as a consultant for Youth for Human Rights International, UNICEF, UNESCO, UNDP, UNV, Children of the Earth, One Humanity Institute, Junior Chamber International among others. 

Mr. Prashant Chawla


Prashant Chawla is a seasoned Clinical Counsellor, Mindset Coach, Reiki Teacher and a Therapeutic Group Facilitator having worked with over 5000+ individuals in India, Dubai, Singapore and North America. He has been helping people across the globe to heal their traumas, heal their relationships, and reach their true potential. He currently works with a Toronto-based agency and his own practice conducting therapeutic group interventions and clinical counselling. He comes with professional education in:

  • Mindful Leadership Training Program from India – a Psycho-Spiritual and Mindfulness-based Leadership Program
  • Chartered Accountancy, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Social Service Worker Program from Seneca College, Canada – Registered member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
  • 7-Year Post Graduation Reiki Teacher Certificate, India – Registered member of the International Association of Reiki Professionals (IARP)

Dr. Grace Faraja Nkundabantu


Dr. Grace Faraja Nkundabantu is a distinguished figure in the realm of gender equality and education empowerment. As the Executive Director of the African Girls Hope Foundation, she has dedicated her life to fostering positive change in the lives of young girls across Africa. Her expertise in Gender-Based Violence (GBV) initiatives, coupled with her commitment to education, has positioned her as a trailblazer in the field.

With an unwavering dedication to championing girls’ rights and empowering them through education, Dr. Nkundabantu’s leadership at the African Girls Hope Foundation has been instrumental in transforming lives. Through her visionary initiatives, countless young girls have been given the tools and opportunities they need to reach their full potential.

Dr. Nkundabantu’s impact extends beyond the foundation’s endeavors. She serves as an Adjunct Professor in Gender Studies at the Jacobs-Abbey Global Institute for Leadership Studies’ International Relations, Governance and Diplomacy program. Her role as an educator enriches the minds of future leaders, fostering a deep understanding of gender dynamics and empowerment strategies. 

Madison Brockbank


Maddie Brockbank (she/her) is a PhD student in the school of social work at McMaster University. Maddie has her Bachelor’s of Social Work (2019) and Master’s of Social Work (2020) from McMaster. Her research, practice experience, and community organizing initiatives have been in the area of anti-violence work with men, specifically in exploring the links between sexual violence prevention, masculinities, and engaging men in primary prevention efforts.

Additionally, she has research experience in the areas of homelessness, disability, curriculum development, and creating safety for marginalized students in university pedagogy. In 2019, Maddie was a recipient of the Young Woman of Distinction Award (YWCA Hamilton) and the President’s Award for Excellence in Student Leadership (McMaster University) for her anti-violence work and community leadership.

As a speaker

you have a unique opportunity to put forth bold ideas and create a buzz – a powerful career booster!

  • There is no compensation for presenting with The Non-profit Partnership.
  • We do not share attendee contact information with presenters. We are happy to share information from the presenter with our event attendees (like resources, slides, etc.). The presenter is allowed to collect attendee information if the attendees are interested in sharing their information.
  • As a presenter you must Identify key issues on Ending Gender-Based Violence
  • Expand their knowledge and professional skills
  • Prepare for the challenges facing the world at large i.e covid 19
  • Engage in the discourse concerning the issues on Ending Gender-Based Violence
  • Identify emerging issues relevant to Ending Gender-Based Violence

Conference theme:
“Gender- based violence and intersectionality”

Dates of the conference: September 01-04, 2023

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Topics being sought:

  • Gender based Violence
  •  Intersectionality
  • Anti-Oppressive Practice
  •  Empowerment
  • How to break social cultural norms
  • Violence against women and girls during Covid-19

If you have any other topic that aligns with the theme of the summit, we encourage you to submit your ideas.