Major global brands such as ABC, Facebook, Netflix, Viacom Africa and many others are also represented at the summit which will end on Friday.

On her arrival at Manchester, UK, she revealed her delight in being part of conversations that would ensure online safety and media-relevant education programs for the next generation.

GLOBAL PANELISTS

When Adelle got listed on BBC 100 women in October, she assured her fans that she would use the opportunity as a global platform to push for the agenda for empowerment.

As one of the global panellists in the summit, Adelle is taking on the world to push the agenda for innovation, education, empowerment, freedom and entertainment for Generation U.

Adelle Onyango hosting a session at the Children Global Media Summit in Manchester, England on December 5, 2017. With her is Siyanda Mohutsiwa, a writer from Botswana. PHOTO | COURTESY | CGMS2017

Adelle Onyango hosting a session at the Children Global Media Summit in Manchester, England on December 5, 2017. With her is Siyanda Mohutsiwa, a writer from Botswana. PHOTO | COURTESY | CGMS2017

The Children’s Global Media Summit, formally known as World Summit on Media for Children, was founded in 1995 and is held every three years in different parts of the world.

It is hosted by independent groups and organisations that adhere to the summits mandate of providing quality media for children.

The 2017 summit is unique in that for the first time, the content of the event is being curated by the BBC in conjunction with diverse academic institutions, policymakers and broadcast partners to create a rich program that will reflect the world of media through eyes of a young global audience.

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