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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…

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…

Meet Colette Otusheso

  Colette Otusheso is an experienced, value-driven marketing, communications and project management professional with a proven record of championing organizational wide initiatives within cross-functional teams. Colette has worked with well-established global and local organizations including VIACOM International Media Networks Africa and MNET Africa.…

Meet Eugene Arhin

Eugene Arhin is a Ghanaian administrator and businessman. He is a member of the New Patriotic Party and the current Communication Director for the President of Ghana. We are proud of what he has achieved and recognize him as one of the Most Influential People of African Descent…

Meet Sahar Albazar

Sahar Albazar is the founder of the NGO/NPO club at the Kennedy School. She is an MPA graduate from Harvard Kennedy School of government, Class of 2015. Before that, she was an Impact Assessment Consultant at the World Bank for Youth Employment Project…

March 25th, A day to Remember

For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history. Every year on 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and…

Meet Travis Lamar Robinson

At 22 years old, Travis Robinson became the youngest MP to serve on a country’s legislative body in the Caribbean. Two weeks later he was appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism. Mr. Robinson founded The Rising Star Organization, a mentorship organization which trains and…