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Archive of posts published in the tag: Class of 2018

Meet Nina Marina Barbosa da Silva

She has been an IT Executive for more than 16 years, with international experience in writing, mentoring and serving as a technology business manager. She considers herself an African born in the Diaspora knowing that being of ‘African Descent’ is something more inherent in…

Meet Jaha Mapenzi Dukureh

Jaha Dukureh is a Gambian women’s rights activist and anti-female genital mutilation campaigner. Dukureh became the first UN Women Goodwill Ambassador for Africa. Dukureh was subjected to female genital mutilation in The Gambia when she was a little more than a week old.…

Have you heard of AKOIN ?

So what is AKOIN you may ask?  Stick around let’s tell you more. Akoin is a new cryptocurrency from visionary changemaker Akon and is the foundation of the Akoin Ecosystem – a unique global venture that offers an abundance of digital and in-real-life platforms…

A MIPAD Initiative called TechSolves

    In September 2015, the General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development that includes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). With that in mind MIPAD following the Number 16 SDG goal (Peace and Justice Strong Institution) We introduce you to; TechSolves…

MIPAD host Class of 2018 at Nigeria Stock Exchange

MIPAD hosted a function at the Nigerian Stock Exchange headed by Mr. Oscar N. Onyema (OON) with Class of 2018 of  Nigerian Origin which was graced by the former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the person of H.E Namadi Sambo (…

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 Djamila Taís Ribeiro dos Santos

Djamila Taís Ribeiro dos Santos is a Brazilian feminist and academic. She is a researcher and master in Political Philosophy by the Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp). She became known in the country for his activism on the internet. She began contact…

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…

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