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Archive of posts published in the tag: African Descent

Johnetta “Netta” Elzie

Johnetta “Netta” Elzie is an American civil rights activist. She is one of the leaders in the activist group We The Protesters and co-edits the Ferguson protest newsletter This Is the Movement with fellow activist DeRay Mckesson. Elzie became involved in activism following…

Meet Morag Mwenya Mapoma Neill-Johnson

Did you know Morag Mwenya Mapoma Neill-Johnson, made the global list of the Most Influential 100,Humanitarian and Religious category? Learn more

Meet Chude Jideonwo

Chude Jideonwo is founder of Joy Inc, a benefit corporation based in Miami, Florida and Lagos, Nigeria, which mainstreams the research and evidence on human flourishing and positive emotions to transform the culture and build a new generation focused on the greatest happiness…

Meet Jaydee Tarpeh

Jaydee Tarpeh is the founder & host of Ten Thousand Africans podcast, where I interview black achievers and try to bridge the gap between black people across the world. I am the owner of Afrospaces (www.afrospaces.com), a Yelp-like website for black-owned businesses, and…

Meet Samantha Sibanda

Samantha Sibanda is a native of Zimbabwe. She is a vibrant voice in the corridors of leadership, emancipation, human development and empowerment. She is a philosopher, leader, educator, entrepreneur, team builder, counselor, radio and television presenter and a philanthropist. Ms Sibanda serves in…

Meet Lamia Naji

Lamia Naji is the Associate Manager for Learning and Strategy at Mastercard Foundation. Lamia supports strategic planning at the Foundation. She also supports the management of select evaluation and learning partnerships within the Youth Livelihoods and Financial Inclusion portfolios. Prior to joining the…

Meet Vanessa Moungar

Vanessa Moungar as Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society. She’s a citizen of Chad and France. Moungar brings along diverse experience from the public and private sectors, as well as an extensive global network. She has a solid track record of high-level…

Meet Zuriel Oduwole

Ever met someone who has discovered their purpose at a young age? Or someone who has sat down one on one and had discussions with various world leaders, entrepreneurs and even young people like herself. Well, let us introduce you to Zuriel Oduwole.…

Meet Somachi Chris-Asoluka

Somachi Chris-Asoluka is the Head of Policy and External Relations for the Tony Elumelu Foundation. In this role, she conducts the data gathering, analysis, and methodology review for all research publications of the Foundation and oversees the Foundation’s advocacy initiatives – case studies,…

Meet Violeta Donawa

Violeta Donawa is a healing practitioner and applied sociologist who has committed her life to social justice at the spiritual, community, and systemic levels. She was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, USA to an African-American mother and Panamanian father. As someone whose…

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