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Angela Unufe-Kennedy Takes Innovative Solutions to the Source of Impact

In Africa, Health, Human Rights, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Dr. Angela Unufe-Kennedy is the Founder of the Migrant & Minority Disability Network Europe and the CEO of MENÀ Humanitarian and Healthcare Awareness Foundation (AFRICA).  She is a leader in creating and facilitating innovative solutions where she sees the gaps to be filled. Relentless in her pursuit of solving communications issues between migrants and health professionals, she started an …

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Moses Busher Coordinates Life-Changing Support for Villagers in Malawi

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Diasaster, Education, Health, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

   Ambassador Moses Davide Busher is the Regional Director for Africa (stationed in Malawi) for the Yorghas Foundation, which is headquartered in Poland. The organization focuses on women’s maternal health, human rights for youth and women, and proper education. Most recently, though, Busher tells us of critical needs following floods in Malawi. They’ve been able to provide basics for …

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UN Women Leader Tsegga Medhin is Paving Diversity Pathways for Corporations and Schools

In Africa, Diversity, Education, Empowerment, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

 Tsegga Medhin fills the leadership role of UN Women President in NC and that of founder and president of The Pearl Leadership Institute – both with a mission of women’s empowerment. Tsegga will tell you that SDG2030 is her human GPS; a focus she’s had since 2015 when she addressed the UN as a business and impact leader in …

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Geofrey Julius is Creating a Competitive Education and Entrepreneurship Environment in Tanzania

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, Education, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Geofrey Julius is a young entrepreneur and dedicated solution provider when it comes to education that brings the best opportunities to youth. As the Chairman and CEO of ICESA-AFRICA headquartered in Tanzania, Geofrey Julius aims to build leaders with skills and experiences that matter in upper-level business settings. Through a combination of training, conference events, and programs, ICESA-AFRICA is bringing …

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Olusiji Aina is a Development Economist Working to Improve Financial Inclusion and Sustainability

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Economic Development, energy, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Ambassador Olusiji Aina has a collective string of years in finance, energy, and economic development that puts him at the top of governing leaders’ list for go-to on anything that touches the economy in Nigeria. As a Board Member of the US-Africa Trade Council, Co-Chair of the Kogi State Economic Advisory Council, and the founder of Optiss Ventures, an agribusiness …

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Kemisola Bolarinwa is Paving the Way for African Women in Tech by Innovating in Women’s Health

In Africa, African Influence, Health Tech, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Kemisola Bolarinwa is a Nigerian bundle of female fire. She’s passionate and excited about using tech to innovate for impact and she’s started with a wearable to help detect breast cancer. She’s taken her own family experience and knowledge of the pain and death caused by this cancer and moved it into the lab where she has put her skills …

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Maka Ibrahim Helps Orphans and Widows in His Community in Uganda

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Human Rights, Poverty, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Maka Ibrahim has a mission; a mission he says was inspired by his brother. As CEO of Lift Up Hope, Maka works hard to create opportunities for education, sheltering, jobs, and more in his home village of Bugiri in eastern Uganda. Lift Up Hope is a Community Based Organization that seeks to help provide basic necessities to build up the …

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Igweshi Augustine Creates Platform for Youth To Simulate UN Diplomacy

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Publisher Channel, Youth by Mary Kurek1 Comment

Global Youth Engagement Model United Nations GYEMUN-3 is happening May 6-7, 2022 REGISTER HERE Igweshi Augustine is the Director of the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development based in Nigeria. He is also the President of the African Transformer Institute. An experienced convener and multi-award-winning youth leader, Igweshi annually organizes the Global Youth Engagement Model United Nations (GYEMUN). The …

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Ahmed Abdelatif is a Sudanese Diplomat Particularly Focused on Renewable Energy

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Economic Development, energy, Publisher Channel by Mary Kurek

Ahmed Abdelatif of Sudan has been focused since young adulthood on international affairs and diplomatic service; something for which he can thank his mother.  Today, having already served his homeland in diplomatic roles in a multitude of countries, Ahmed is taking an “education” break to continue working on his Masters in International Relations in Scotland.  Upon completion, he looks forward …

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HM Dr Uba Iwunwa Uses Her Artistry and Monarchy to Help African Widows

In Africa, Africa Innovators and Influencers, African Influence, Peace, Publisher Channel, womensempowerment by Mary Kurek

Her Majesty Dr. Uba Iwunwa is an actor, vocal artist, and awarded humanitarian, referred to as the “Empress of Peace.” Using her own personal story of overcoming gender challenges, she is carrying on the royal legacy her father left her to impact the world with her talents and her leadership abilities. Her Majesty (of the African Dynasty of the Monarchy …