From Ugandan refugee to CEO, Derreck Kayongo has made indelible contributions by working at Amnesty International and CARE, founding the Global Soap Project, running the Center for Civil and Human Rights, and closing the 2016 Dad 2.0 Summit with our first and only singalong. He sees everyone who has helped him get where he is as an investor, and he is driven to give each of them a strong return.
We talk about the example his father set when everything was taken away, the unnerving parallels between African and American politics, how to make civil rights “sexy,” and the play about his life that actually does exist.
- Museveni declared winner of disputed Uganda presidential election
- Isaac Newton changed the world while in quarantine from the plague
- The raid on Entebbe airport, July 3-4, 1976
- The original CARE Package
- Derreck’s TEDx talk: Simple Solutions for Colossal Problems
- Long Way Down,: Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman ride motorbikes from London to Cape Town
- The Innocence Project
- “Idi Amin, America, and A Bar of Soap” at the Alliance Theatre
- Re-reviewing The Book of Mormon
- Trevor Noah on “America’s African president“