Part II of "The Ziaspora" follows up on the conversation had with African members of Generation Z - recent graduates and college students who are still finding themselves and their path to a purpose-driven life. This part of the series focuses on the real-life implications of pressuring young people to be successful without a plan and without adequate socio-emotional maturity. Our featured guest Adebisi Adebowale talks about her work in this area, training both parents and educators on providing meaningful mentorship around leadership development. She also talks about her path to social entrepreneurship as a woman, and the implications it has had on her vision for improving the lives of young Africans across the diaspora.
Featuring Rotimi Thomas, Co-Founder of Aspire Power Solutions in Nigeria.
Rotimi takes us through his journey from finance industry to finding his purpose in reliable energy solutions for Africa. Learn also about why it's vital for Africa to get its power structure in order, and how you could play a role while making a profit from the comfort of your home.
With a combination of exploding youth populations and the "reverse migrant" trend, young African professionals are in need of strong guidance to navigate their professional and personal journeys. Four diaspora members of Generation (Gen) Z share their thoughts on this topic.
Dancer, choreographer, and actor Victor Sho (Instagram: @victorsho) talks through his process of discovering his passion for art and the science behind the entertainment business. Interviewed by Seun Shokunbi (Twitter: @SeunShokunbi), founder of Karfi and creator of the IRON Series by Karfi.
What does should "good healthcare" look like? Where are the resources to make this happen in Africa? Why do many continue to die from easily curable illnesses, and who is working to stop this?
Session IV tackles these questions, with Dr. Pelumi Osibanjo and Yetunde Duro-Emanuel (founder of The WellBox Project).
Seun and Misan Rewane (Harvard Business School alumna and CEO of WAVE) discuss practical solutions to public/private partnerships, and the vital role entrepreneurs play in education reform, job creation and economic stimulus for African countries.
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Kwadwo “Kojo” Sarpong is the Co-Founder of the African Research Academies for Women (ARA-W). Kojo’s story is one of perseverance, creativity, and diligence - you will not believe the feats he had to overcome to ultimately become a renowned leader in the advancement of women and STEM research in West Africa.
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