Speaking Engagements

Claudine has delivered keynote presentations, moderated high-level events, and participated as a panelist in different countries, including Switzerland, Dubai, Cameroon, Nigeria, Rwanda, the UK, Ghana, and the US.

In November 2022, Claudine moderated the annual Summit for the World Bank/IFC at the Financial Institutions Group Knowledge Forum at their Washington DC headquarters. Also, in the same month, she was invited by TechCabal, Africa’s leading tech platform, (where she happens to also be a columnist on all things African tech PR), to join other industry leaders in the African tech ecosystem to discuss why African startups are on a merger and acquisition spree despite the economic downturn. This came a few months after her Africa-focused agency, C. Moore Media International Public Relations was acquired by global agency, Allison+Partners.

As part of the 2022 Columbia University Annual Africa Economic Forum, Claudine moderated a fireside session themed: ‘Africa Today and Tomorrow: Accelerating the Growth of an Economic and Cultural Powerhouse’. Speakers included; Akunna Cook, Deputy Assistant Secretary General of African Affairs for the Biden Administration, and Bismarck Rewane, CEO of First Derivatives.

As a global champion for African female tech founders, in 2022, Claudine moderated a panel session in Lagos, Nigeria, hosted by C. Moore Media International Public Relations at AfricaNXT, the largest gathering of Innovators from Across Africa and the Diaspora. With the theme: The Next Big Thing: African Female Tech Founders, the session also featured other leading stakeholders in the African tech ecosystem including Tage Kene-Okafor, TechCrunch Africa Reporter, Eloho Omame, Co-founder of VC Firm, FirstCheck Africa, Somachi Chris-Asoluka, the Chief Executive Officer for leading Philanthropic organization, Tony Elumelu Foundation and a female founder mentee from The Future Is Female Mentorship Program.

In the same year, Claudine was invited to co-host Leaders Of Purpose a CEO Summit, a community of purpose-driven corporate leaders promoting an inclusive and sustainable economy that puts purpose at the core and leaves no one behind.

Gender equality has been an important part of Claudine’s work and on International Women’s  Day 2021, she moderated a high-level event themed: Reaching Financial Equality – a Call to Action, hosted by Women’s World Banking, the World Bank, the Better Than Cash Alliance, and the United Nations Capital Development Fund. Opening remarks were provided by H. M, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development. Other panelists included the Ministers of Finance for Mexico and Indonesia, Hon. Arturo Herrera and H. E Sri Mulyani Indrawati, and the Governor of Bank of Ghana, Dr Ernest Kwamina Addison.

Other previous engagements include being invited to moderate a panel of African First Ladies at the United Nations HQ for the Organization of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) during the United Nations General Assembly.

Knowledge is power, and Claudine is passionate about empowering her audiences by sharing a wealth of experience, insights, and case studies. Claudine has spoken in several countries including, including Switzerland, Dubai, Cameroon, Nigeria, Rwanda, the UK, Ghana, and the US. Her presentations cover various topics, including social media, personal branding, global public relations, African development, CSR, entrepreneurship, and more.

A natural mentor, Claudine's professional and personal journey is a source of inspiration for others. Having lived in a variety of countries and faced challenging personal and professional circumstances, she welcomes sharing her journey to inspire and encourage others, especially women and girls.

Claudine is passionate about encouraging young women and girls to pursue business and is available to speak at women's conferences and High and Secondary Schools and colleges.

For bookings contact: jenny.hon@allisonpr.com