Category: UN Year of Creative Economy

Dorcas Ndegwa

Top 21 Contributors to the Creative Economy!!

It has undoubtedly been a year where Hollywood’s major players spent good money bringing content to our screens. Streaming content spend alone for 2021 sits at around $250 billion with companies like WarnerMedia, Disney and Netflix spending an estimated $20 billion, $24.5 billion and $17 billion respectively.   Toyosi Etim-Effiong, Global Director of Content at …

Dorcas Ndegwa

Music Industry in the UN Year of Creative Economy

  On June 30th,2021 there was a virtual event organized by MIPAD, Most Influential People of African Descent. It was a global conversation titled, “The Music Industry & the Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic.”  This was the fourth series in support of UN Year of Creative Economy. The panelists were; Amy Shelver, Public Information Officer, UNCTAD …

Dorcas Ndegwa

MIPAD supports UN Year of Creative Economy, 2021

On May 26th,2021 there was a virtual event organized by Most Influential People of African Descent. It was a global conversation titled Connecting Creatives to Capital: “Investment is the key to unlocking the true potential of the Creative Industries.” The panelists included Alexandra Hannibal: Director, CNN Films (USA), Ben Amadasun: Netflix Director, Content in Africa (Nigeria), …