Tag: Africa descent

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MIPAD Honors Outstanding Achievers of African Descent at Recognition Week 2022

(New York: 26 September 2022) – All roads lead to New York City for the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) Recognition and Awards Ceremony on Sunday, October 2nd 2022, following the opening of the 77th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). MIPAD will honor outstanding personalities and high achievers of African descent from around …

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Rashaad Lambert…

Rashaad Lambert is the Founder For(bes) The Culture​,​ an organization that helps current and future leaders of color to connect, collaborate and drive change within underrepresented communities. In his role, Lambert is establishing the media brand as the preeminent community for young Black and Brown entrepreneurs. ​ Since its inception in 2017, ​For(bes) The Culture …

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He is Nexus Sea

Nexus Sea is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery. He has extensive financial services litigation and white-collar experience, including the representation of individual and corporate clients. This includes conducting internal investigations on behalf of financial institutions. This includes helping to lead an internal investigation of a fund of fund relating to alleged “cross-trades” participating …

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Introducing Barbara Iyayi

Barbara Iyayi is an experienced venture capital and growth equity investor, and entrepreneur with over 16 years’ experience in financial services, spanning venture capital, private equity, investment banking and technology. Barbara has founded, invested in, scaled and advised FinTech-enabled and financial services companies globally. She is the Founding Managing Partner of Unicorn Growth Capital, a …

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Meet Bankole Cardoso

Bankole Cardoso is the Managing Director and Founder of Easy Taxi Nigeria. Bankole was born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria before attending Boston College where he studied business management. After living abroad for 12 years, he decided to move back home to Nigeria. Bankole’s life changed dramatically with the onset of Ebola. His mother was …

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Abbey Wemimo…

Abbey Wemimo is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Esusu with business partner Samir Goel. Esusu is a leading financial technology platform leveraging data solutions to bridge the racial wealth gap. Esusu’s groundbreaking rent reporting platform captures rental payment data and reports it to credit bureaus for credit building. This enables tenants to build and establish …

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Adenike Odutola…

Adenike Odutola is the General Manager,X3M ideas, a creative agency which is fast expanding across the African continent. She is a professional in marketing and advertising with over 8 years in consumer, new product, advertising and brand development with a focus in Nigeria, the Southern Africa region as well as the rest of Africa . …

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Let’s meet Inna Hengari

Inna Hengari is a Namibian politician, student leader and youth activist. A member of the Popular Democratic Movement, she became a member of the National Assembly on 20 March 2020, the youngest since McHenry Venaani in 2004. Previously she served as Vice President of the UNAM SRC and the Students Union of Namibia. Hengari was …

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Meet Teenah Jutton…

Teenah Jutton,Parliamentary Private Secretary, Mauritius National Assembly. The PPS of constituencies Nos. 11 and 12 states that she is really motivated to serve her country. She’s participated in several events: ceremony of handing over the keys of the houses of the NHDC in St Hilaire; ceremony of handing over title deeds to the employees of …