Tag: Humanitarian

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Dahlia A. Ducreay

Dahlia Ducreay is a bilingual Educational Economist by profession based in Beijing, China, and currently employed in China’s largest privately-owned educational development enterprise focusing on early human development, was recognized for her work in the humanitarian and educational sector. Having left Dominica at the age of 18 in 2007, to pursue studies in China, Ducreay …

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Farai Mubaiwa

Farai is a Partner Management Lead at Youth Employment Service (YES). YES is a business-led NPO that works in partnership with government and labor to initiate policy changes that create jobs for the youth. Prior to YES, Farai served as a project manager at The Aurum Institute, a leading African TB and HIV research, and …

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Tiffany Callender

Tiffany Callender is the CEO & Co-Founder of the Federation of African Canadian Economics (FACE) and Executive Director of the Cote des Neiges Black Community Association, one of the oldest Black Community organizations in Quebec. Her latest projects have been; Strategic advisory on the recent repossession of the oldest Black landmark- after AfricVille – in …

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Let’s meet Mariam Bhatti

Experienced and accomplished Advocate and Campaign or Project Manager with a demonstrated history of lobbying and working in the civic & social justice sector. Skilled in policy (analysis and advocacy), research, public speaking, and customer service. Postgraduate Certificate in EU Policy-Making student. Holds an MSocSc (Rights and Social Policy) and a BA(Hons) in Community and …

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Vanessa Mbonu

Vanessa Mbonu is the Digital Director for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), headquartered in Baltimore. An experienced public relations and communications professional, Mbonu is primarily responsible for communicating the historic organization’s federal advocacy and policy initiatives through digital campaigns, media relations and integrated marketing. Prior to joining NAACP, she was an account executive …

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Muhammed Lamin Saidy Khan

Muhammed Lamin Saidykhan is an award winning Pan African Advocate of the year 2018 and was named as 100 most influential young people leaders in Africa in 2019. As a human rights activist he organised widespread protests to get long Gambia dictator Yaya Jammeh to step down. Muhammed Lamin the Movement Coordinators of Africans Rising …

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Presenting Mary Dinah

Mary Dinah is the CEO of Mary Dinah Foundation, an NGO focused on alleviating hunger, currently feeding over 4 million meals a year to children in crisis zones globally. With an academic background which includes institutions such as Harvard University and University of Oxford, Mary continues to work on humanitarian causes to improve the lives …

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Meet Chiagozie Nwizu

Chiagozie Nwizu is the Executive Director of Africa Franchise Institute and the pioneer President of Nigeria Franchise Association NAFBM. He is an International Franchise Development Consultant who has contributed in key capacity in the development of franchising in Nigeria. He sees franchising as a tool for building new roads to social, enterprise, and economic development …

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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 …

MIPAD

Statement by MIPAD on the passing of former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Atta Annan

  MIPAD is profoundly saddened and deeply affected by the news of the passing of Secretary-General Kofi Atta Annan. Mr. Annan has been a wonderful example to all of us at MIPAD. He was a champion of internationalism and human rights for his entire adult life, from his university years at Macalester College in Saint …