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Are you a MIPADian?

At the time we started this journey, we knew that having influence as a person of African descent is meaningless until it is connected to support the protection of human rights and the dignity of our people. Fast forward to 2020, many of…

Who is missing from MIPAD Global Reckoning Edition 2020?

We conducted research into the presence of people of African descent within the largest institutions across the world – in politics & global governance, business, media, and humanitarian endeavors. The astounding fact is that many of the huge companies we see, with brands…

MIPAD Hosts Recognition & Awards Ceremony, Unveils 2020 Global List

The Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Recognition and Awards ceremony recorded massive success on Sunday, Oct 5th as outstanding personalities and high achievers across the globe were acknowledged and their contributions towards African advancement in these unprecedented times applauded. This year’s…

Please don’t call me black, I am African American and Proud!

Please don’t ever call me black again 😡😬 I’m African and am Proud 🙂😋 I have a dream that one day I would say I am from Africa and the world would go, wow greatness! The use of colors to categorize humans is…

MY ROOTS IN AFRICA

My Roots in Africa Project is a unique project designed by the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), in support of the Great Green Wall Initiative, to further close the gaps between Africa and its global diaspora by enabling people of African…

Most Influential 100 (MIPAD) Honourees Educate Audience On Dynamics of Accessing Capital

A panel of notable business leaders have called on entrepreneurs to, amongst other things to do, build the profiles of their companies in order to facilitate their access to capital. This call was made at the annual reception organized in Lagos by the…

Canada as Gold Standard for UN International Decade for People of African Descent

  Canadians Recognized among World’s Most Influential People of African Descent Several Canadian trailblazers are named as part of the 2019 cohort of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Under 40. These finalists will receive the recognition at the MIPAD…

2019 Trade with Africa Business Summit

Following a successful inaugural event in Bentonville, Arkansas; home to world’s largest retailer and Fortune #1; Walmart, global business leaders, trade experts and policy representatives of African countries will convene for the 2nd edition in Chicago This event positions the Chicago metropolitan area and the state…

AfCFTA AU Summit in a Nutshell

  It was a great time to be African as African leaders met on Sunday to launch the Continental Free Trade Area Agreement. If successful, would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion #economic bloc and usher in a new era of…

Meet Funa Maduka

Funa Maduka is a creative and acquisitions executive within Netflix Original Films where she works with the world’s top global and emerging filmmakers. Throughout her tenure, she has remained positioned at the frontline of the company’s global expansion, managing the launch of the…