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Archive of posts published in the tag: Class of 2018

Meet Africa’s Youngest and Successful Business Mogul: Ashish Thakkar

A man who built his business from a $5,000 loan from his parents to pursue a dream he wasn’t even sure will see the light of day. But look at it now his investment in Real estate, e-commerce and Agriculture has made him…

Celebrating an Icon of Excellence, Wizkid

  Just recently @wizkid (AKA Ayodeji Balogun) was bestowed as the Best International Act 2017 by the @MOBOAwards in which a category that included music heavyweights like Jay-Z, Drake, Travis Scott and Kendrick Lamar. He received many praises from Nigerian leaders where he is from,  such…

Meet the Co-Founder Union Capital

With her experience in the investment sector for 18 years, She is someone who really know what she wants and where she is going to. So let me talk you a story about how she got to where she is today.  Relax maybe…

Meet Brandon Frame, Chief Visionary Officer The BlackMan Can Inc

When you talk about accomplishment and achievements, Think  Brandon Frame. He is the true definition of a Servant Leader. This graduate of Morehouse College has applied his passion for Education combined with Business to create a concrete avenue for Youth to develop into…

It’s a love note for our people: Opal Tometi Co-founder Black Lives Matter

Opal Tometi is a New York-based Nigerian-American writer, strategist and community organizer who co-founded the historic political movement BlackLivesMatters with Patrisse Cullors (who happens to be part of the MIPAD #Classof2017) and Alicia Garza. The #BlackLivesMatters movement was founded to combat racism, anti-blackness and…

Meet Fatoumata Ba the brain behind Jumia

Meet the woman who built her first website at the age of 16 and right now one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the e-commerce industry which happens to be JUMIA and guess what she’s just 30 years old.   She currently has a…

Meet the Youngest Member of House in Mississippi : Rep Jeramey Anderson

Jeramey Anderson is a Democratic member of the Mississippi House of Representatives, for District 110. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on November 5, 2013. When Anderson won his seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives in November 2013 at…

From Africa with Pride.

Just recently of one our honoree had a close talk with the Russian President Vladimir Putin on investing in the African Continent especially in Renewable energy. So who this person? Meet Simba  Mhuriro (CEO/Founder Oxygen Energy) He is the founder and Managing Director…

Yvonne Khamati : Not too Young to Lead

Yvonne Khamati is the Deputy Head of Mission at the Kenya Embassy in Somalia. But did you know she didn’t just become who she was all of a sudden? At age 17, she one of the core members of the World Youth Organisation…

The Man who speaks and the World listens

  The advocate behind the campaign #Nottooyoungtorun is an example of what today’s youth should aspire to be. The vibrant personality has been an advocate at the tender age of 14 years old where he was made the first deputy senate president of…

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