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Madam President: Congratulations to Ethiopia’s first Female President

Ethiopia just made history as she elects her first female president in the person of Sahle-Work Zewde, making her become the first woman head of state in Africa. To us that’s huge and a big deal. Words reaching us is that the Ethiopian…

The Girl Child, The Future

Tell me how can one live without daughters – Malala Yousafzai Today we join the World to celebrate the Girl Child. We believe everyone in the world should be given an equal chance to showcase their talents no matter the gender or class…

THANK YOU: Nomination for Class of 2019 Now Open!!!

The Recognition Week for the Class of 2018 ended on a delighted note with Honorees all smiles and cheers in attendance was the First lady of Sierra Leone in person H.E Mrs. Fatima Maada Bio who was the valedictorian speaker for the Class…

Most Influential People of African Descent Honors Under 40 in New York City

NEW YORK CITY, October 1st, 2018 – In support of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024, the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), a global civil society initiative, will honor young high achievers of African descent from…

Meet the Speaker : Robinson Lynn

  Since taking the helm at Momentum Education eight years ago, Executive Director Robinson Lynn has revamped the company’s signature curriculum, grown its corporate portfolio to include some of the nation’s premium brands, and positioned the organization’s philanthropic efforts for greater impact immediately…

Meet the Speakers : Sheila S Walker, PhD

  Sheila S Walker, PhD, a cultural anthropologist and documentary filmmaker, has done fieldwork, lectured, and participated in cultural events in most of Africa and the Global African Diaspora and has numerous scholarly and popular publications. Executive Director of the non-profit Afrodiaspora, Inc.,…

Meet the Speaker : Amb Albert Muchanga

  Albert Mudenda Muchanga was elected African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry in January 2017 for a four-year term. He took up his post on 15th March 2017. He previously worked in the Zambian Civil Service at home and abroad, including the…

Meet the Speaker : Djibril Diallo

With over 35 years of experience in international relations, Dr. Djibril Diallo serves the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) as President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Dr. Diallo leads ARDN’s global “Pathway to Solutions” initiative which aims to popularize the…

Meet the Men behind ATIGS Group

  Bako Ambianda is the Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Labacorp Group, a diversified portfolio of businesses and strategic investments in key economic sectors spanning manufacturing, construction, power, agribusiness, real estate, and exhibition among others, with operations in five countries. The Group notable…

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…

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