In The Room is a platform where our guests are invited to contribute to an important global project - rewriting the definition of leadership for the 21st century. It is a place where the voices of these contributors are amplified and shared with the world. From prominent icons to everyday people, In The Room is a meeting point for our community to engage on a common platform where all voices are valued and anchored around the desire to make the world a better place. About Our Host: Veda Sunassee is an international Moderator and Mcee. He has spent 9 years in several roles with the African Leadership (AL) Group, firsting serving as an Entrepreneurial Leadership Faculty at the African Leadership Academy in South Africa for 5 years before ultimately rising to be the Founding Dean of the African Leadership University in Rwanda. In his role, he built and led a team of 30+ and grew the campus to 600 students. Over the years, he has leveraged his leadership expertise and world-class facilitation skills to a variety of leaders in conversation, including the likes of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (world-famous author), Ban Ki Moon (former Secretary-General of the UN), Ben Rhodes (former senior advisor to Barack Obama), Kirk Whalum (Grammy-award winning saxophonist), Patoranking (top Nigerian Afro-beats star) & Graca Machel (Global Icon). What is The Room:The Room is a community of high impact leaders on a path to make global change. Individuals from around the world find and share opportunities, ideas, events, networks and resources to co-create a collective where opportunity and talent meet. The members of The Room are hard working, high achievers who share similar values of respect, integrity, diversity, passion and collaboration. The Room as a platform is here to support members to become the best version of themselves both personally and professionally. And to provide them with the tools and confidence to broaden their horizons while sharing in the joy and fulfillment of helping others do the same.