Category: Class of 2021

Dorcas Ndegwa

Meet Juliet Asante

Juliet Yaa Asantewa  is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Film Authority of Ghana, the board chair in the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) of Ghana and the Founding President of the Black Star International Film Institute (BSIFF). She is a Global speaker, an award winner and chairs the Curriculum Committee of the Creative Arts School; a …

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Navalayo Osembo

Navalayo Osembo is the CEO of Enda, a running footwear and apparel brand and production company that is building on and contributing to Kenya’s reputation as the global leader in distance running. She describes herself as having a curious mind, being a loyal friend and having a deep love for reading and seeking knowledge.  Back …

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He is William Chilila

William Chilila is a Masterchef, whose Zambian-born. The Professionals semi-finalist, he spent a decade honing his skills at Orrery, the legendary Conran restaurant in London. In 2020, he went on to head up the kitchen at West African fine dining restaurant Akoko. He is now working on new projects to fully realise his passion of …

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Let’s meet TY Bello

TY Bello is one of Nigeria’s most recognized artists. She came to public attention in the early 2000’s as a member of the music group Kush. She has also built a reputation as one of Nigeria’s foremost photographers and is a member of the talented photography collective Depth of Field. Her evocative portraits never fail …

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Samuel L.Jackson

Samuel Leroy Jackson is an American  film and television actor & producer .One of the most widely recognized actors of his generation, the films in which he has appeared have collectively grossed over $27 billion worldwide, making him the highest-grossing actor of all time. After Jackson became involved with the Civil Rights Movement, he moved …

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Ben Murray Bruce

Ben Murray Bruce is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Silverbird Group – a multinational real estate, mass media and entertainment company operating in Nigeria since the 1980s. He is also a Nigerian entrepreneur, investor, business magnate and politician.  Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures he served as the Director General of the Nigeria …

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Sir Steve Mcqueen

Sir Steve Rodney McQueen (born 9 October 1969) is a British film director, visual artist, screenwriter, film producer, television writer, television producer, and television director. He is known for his award-winning film 12 Years a Slave (2013), an adaptation of Solomon Northup’s 1853 slave narrative memoir. He also directed and co-wrote Hunger (2008), a historical drama about the 1981 Irish …

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Joel Edward Nettey

Joel Edmund Nettey is the World President and Chairman of the International Advertising Association (IAA), having previously served as Senior Vice President and Vice President in charge of Communications. Joel is a savvy and well-acclaimed Management, Marketing and Marketing Communications expert and the Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Ninani Group, a group of Marketing …

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She is Nia Dacosta

Nia DaCosta is a writer, director from New York City. Her debut feature film, Little Woods, is a complex family drama that made it’s world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. It won the Nora Ephron Award for ‘spirited and bold’ storytelling. Her script for Little Woods was one of the 12 projects chosen for the 2015 Sundance …

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He is Thebe Ikalafeng

Thebe Ikalafeng is the founder of Brand Africa, an inter-generational movement to create a positive image of Africa and celebrate its diversity. and drive its competitiveness. Brand Africa 100 is Africa’s Best Brands, the only pan-African research and ranking of brands in Africa. It highlights and promotes excellence in building brands in Africa and Africa …