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March 25th, A day to Remember

For over 400 years, more than 15 million men, women and children were the victims of the tragic transatlantic slave trade, one of the darkest chapters in human history. Every year on 25 March, the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and…

Meet Áurea Carolina de Freitas e Silva

Áurea Carolina de Freitas e Silva is a sociologist, political scientist and Brazilian Marxist, elected to the Municipality of Belo Horizonte for the Socialism and Freedom Party. She is an activist of the struggles for the inclusion of women, youth and the black population. She was elected federal deputy in the general…

Most Influential People of African Descent Honors Under 40 in New York City

NEW YORK CITY, October 1st, 2018 – In support of the United Nations International Decade for People of African Descent 2015-2024, the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD), a global civil society initiative, will honor young high achievers of African descent from…

Meet the Speaker : Robinson Lynn

  Since taking the helm at Momentum Education eight years ago, Executive Director Robinson Lynn has revamped the company’s signature curriculum, grown its corporate portfolio to include some of the nation’s premium brands, and positioned the organization’s philanthropic efforts for greater impact immediately…

Meet the Speakers : Akon Legacy Venture Team

With over 20 years of packaging and producing entertainment and bringing the best talent to the global market, Jon Karas (who currently the President and Co-founder of  Akoin)  is a major force at the intersection of celebrity and social good. He is a…

Meet the Speakers : Sheila S Walker, PhD

  Sheila S Walker, PhD, a cultural anthropologist and documentary filmmaker, has done fieldwork, lectured, and participated in cultural events in most of Africa and the Global African Diaspora and has numerous scholarly and popular publications. Executive Director of the non-profit Afrodiaspora, Inc.,…

Meet the Speaker : Kanayo Awani

Mrs. Kanayo Awani is the Managing Director, Intra-African Trade Initiative in Afreximbank. She holds a Master of Public Administration Degree (specializing in International Trade and Finance) from Harvard University (Kennedy School of Government), Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America. She also holds the…

Meet the Speaker : Amb Albert Muchanga

  Albert Mudenda Muchanga was elected African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry in January 2017 for a four-year term. He took up his post on 15th March 2017. He previously worked in the Zambian Civil Service at home and abroad, including the…

Meet the Speaker : Djibril Diallo

With over 35 years of experience in international relations, Dr. Djibril Diallo serves the African Renaissance and Diaspora Network (ARDN) as President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, Dr. Diallo leads ARDN’s global “Pathway to Solutions” initiative which aims to popularize the…

MIPAD host Class of 2018 at Nigeria Stock Exchange

MIPAD hosted a function at the Nigerian Stock Exchange headed by Mr. Oscar N. Onyema (OON) with Class of 2018 of  Nigerian Origin which was graced by the former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the person of H.E Namadi Sambo (…