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It’s Almost here

We are almost at the finish line and the excitement we are experiencing can’t be explained with just mere words. So many of our special guests will be arriving the venue, ONE UN Hotel New York City   co-hosted by one of our…

11 days to go

It’s 11 days to our event. We are super excited. Yipee!!! Catch Lazaros Ramos & Tais Araujo at the ONE Millenium Hotel New York City on the 26th of September, 2017. This event is strictly by invitation. So who are they? Lazaro Ramos…

It’s 12 days and Counting

We can’t believe it’s 12 days to the event already. If you like networking and you want Africa to be great again then you should be at this event coming up on the 26th of Septemeber,2017 in one of the busiest places in…

Supporting Youth and Energy Access in Rwanda

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Meet Robyn Fenty Rihanna (MIPAD) Honoree

In 2003, Rihanna formed a musical trio with two of her classmates. She became known in her home country of Barbados by Evan Rogers an American record producer. Without a name or any material, the girl group managed to land an audition with…

Meet Chuka Umunna (MIPAD) Honoree

Chuka Harrison Umunna is a British Labor lawmaker who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Streatham since 2010 and was Shadow Business Secretary from 2011 to 2015. Umunna was conceived in London, England. His dad Bennett, of the Nigerian Igbo ethnic…

The ‘door of return’ is open for people of African descent

(CNN) My school years in the US were marked by many heated debates between African and African-American students about who was guiltier for the transatlantic slave trade: whites or Africans? Who should pay whom or who should apologize to whom? In retrospect, I…

Meet Kiernan Jarryd Forbes AKA (MIPAD) Honoree

They say music is a universal language, Well we couldn’t agree more because this is so true. This means that you don’t have to understand what is being said to dance to the music or rhythm. Once you can connect to the beats…

Saran Kaba Jones (MIPAD) Honoree

Saran Kaba Jones is the Founder and CEO of FACE Africa, a group advancement association attempting to reinforce water, sanitation and cleanliness (WASH) framework and administrations in provincial groups crosswise over sub-Saharan Africa. Saran was born in Liberia however left in 1989 at…

Meet the Starbucks of Africa : Bethlehem Alemu (MIPAD) Honoree

  Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu — the pioneer and creator of the SoleRebels footwear brand — believes that the fame of the coffee market can be found in the coffee’s birthplace, her native home Ethiopia. After over a time of building SoleRebels into a…

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