Tag: Class of 2020

Dorcas Ndegwa

Introducing Monali Shah

Kenyan-born Top Marketing Communications Executive Monali Shah, has over 19 years of experience in FMCG, Telecommunications, Banking, and the Entertainment industry. She has brilliantly distinguished herself in the industry with stellar achievements to show. She currently leads Integrated Marketing Communications for Coca-Cola in Africa across the brand portfolio of the company. She has led her …

Dorcas Ndegwa

Meet Lloyd Randall

Lloyd Randall was born in Sierra Leone and is based in Beijing, China. He is a TV presenter, actor, and documentary maker. His journey in China has brought him a wide variety of experiences, but not without facing obstacles along the way. “When I first got here I couldn’t speak a word of Chinese, I’d …

Dorcas Ndegwa

Meet Bukky George-Taylor

Bukky George-Taylor (Karibi-Whyte) is the CEO and Founder of boutique Public Relations Firms, ‘The Bobby Taylor Company’ and ‘Invicta Africa’ Communications Limited. Her passion and love for Public Relations stem from her mother who was also a PR/ Marketing Practitioner (Aviation Industry), exposing Bukky to the world of Public Relations at a young age. She …

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Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo

Adewale “Wally” currently serves as the president of the Obama Foundation. Formerly senior advisor at the Blackrock and the center for strategic and International studies, Adeyemo was appointed by President Obama in 2015 as his senior international economics advisor. In this capacity he was the deputy national security advisor for international economics and the deputy …

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Meet Abiola Salami

Abiola ‘Champ’ Salami is a World-class Performance Coach committed to raising world class leaders and improving the productive capacity and brand perception of organizations and governments. He is an alumnus of Harvard University, Lagos Business School and American Government’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). His commitment to workforce productivity, youth and women empowerment as well …

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Presenting Efosa Ojomo…

Efosa Ojomo is a Nigerian author, researcher and speaker. He leads the Global Prosperity research group at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, a think tank based in Boston and Silicon Valley and is a senior research fellow at the Harvard Business School. Efosa speaks regularly on innovation and has presented his work at …

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Let’s meet Adaora Mbelu

She is a Bright Light, Dreamterpreter, and Purpose Driver. She is the founder of Lumination Global Network, an organization on a mission to empower individuals and organizations to live a life of purpose. She is also the author of “This Thing Called Purpose”, a book that helps people understand the true essence of living with …

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Meet Sanda Ojiambo

Sanda Ojiambo is CEO and Executive Director at United Nations Global Compact.She is the first black woman to hold this position.She is a Kenyan. Prior to her appointment to head the UN Global Compact, Sanda sat on the board of directors for these companies;Kenya Investment Authority (KIA), a parastatal, Gender Violence Recovery Centre, an NGO …

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Introducing Musonda Chikwanda…

Musonda Chikwanda is experienced in International and Community Development programs with a demonstrated history of working in Non- Governmental Organizations. Advocate for adolescent sexual reproductive health: Skilled in Program Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Public Health community-based programs, Public Speaking, Environmental Awareness, and Conservation Issues. Was a Fellow for the prestigious Global Health Corps Program. She is …

MIPAD

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 edition commenced with the MIPAD 2020 week which featured leadership workshops, personal …