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Archive of posts published in the category: Words from the CEO

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…

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…

New Year Message from our CEO

    Happy New Year MIPADians and Friends.  I wish us all a prosperous 2019 ahead. The past two years for MIPAD have been remarkable, due largely to your steadfast support.  We are indeed very grateful.  In 2019, we seek your continued support as we…

Happy Africa Day! A word from CEO, MIPAD – Everyone, but Africans, are Scrambling for Africa!

Everyone, but Africans, are Scrambling for Africa! by Kamil Olufowobi   I have lived between the cities of Lagos and New York over the last three decades and I never once visited Badagry Point of No Return in Lagos State or the Statue…

CREATING THE WORLD’S #1 EXCELLENCE NETWORK OF PEOPLE OF AFRICAN DESCENT | KAMIL OLUFOWOBI

So our CEO had a chat with  Jaydee Tarpeh, CEO, Ten Thousand Africa, MIPAD Class of 2018 Honoree based in Canada. Here’s a short biography about him : Kamil is a true embodiment of a global thinker making local impact who has lived,…

WHAT IS YOUR GIFT & TALENT?

MIPAD NETWORK

Imagine a world where you are called by your talents and last name is your gift? A world where the first thing you ask another human being is not, “what is your name?” or “where are you from?” instead the first thing we…

Am a lover of Africa! Am African and Am Proud

  Hello World, Here is a thought… The great Bob Marley once said, “ Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds!” First, we need to stop calling human beings black or white! It is derogatory to call Asian…

To the Diaspora

The sad reality of the day is that the negative comments from #45 has further amplifiied fears and need to affiliate with Africa. It has set us back years in strengthening relations between the Diaspora and Africa. This is time for our unifying…

Opinion: The ‘door of return’ is open for people of African descent

My school years in the US were marked by many heated debates between African and African-American students about who was guiltier for the transatlantic slave trade: whites or Africans? Who should pay whom or who should apologize to whom? In retrospect, I should…

Words of Advice from our CEO

MIPAD NETWORK

   Do you daydream about your future and wonder where you will be in the next 10-15 years. Well, there is no shortcut success, There is only Hard work, focus, and consistency. For you to have a great 2018 here are the things…