Gulf Coast CEO Forum
Finding Value in Your Work!
Derreck Kayongo's journey from child refugee to fearless visionary is filled with moments of inspiration that make him one of the most popular undefined and authentic undefined speakers on the circuit today. From Africa to Atlanta with nothing but a dream and tenacity, Kayongo beat the odds, earned an education, became a naturalized U.S. citizen, and has served in leadership roles in some of the world's most respected NGOs since 1994. He has worked with the American Friends Service Committee as Program Director for the Southeast Peace Education program; joined Amnesty International as the Director of the Southeast Region; and currently serves as Senior Advocacy Coordinator for the Southeast region with CARE International. He is also a regular columnist with The Huffington Post.