Celebrating my Co-Founder

This last weekend in Kampala, Uganda we celebrated the marriage of my Arielle for Africa LTD Co-Founder, Feruz Semere.  She was the most beautiful bride and it was an honor to be there for her big day.  Part of being a Co-Founder is understanding how much weight that title carries. Most may take that relationship for granted but letContinue reading “Celebrating my Co-Founder”

Entrepreneurship for African Universities

Earlier this week I was in Ghana speaking at Ashesi University alongside Didintle, a star alumni from Botho University. At the Education Collaborative I was honored to share my journey as an entrepreneur and how African Universities can build better structures to service future founders.  My Alma Mater Riara University was also present at the convening and I was honoredContinue reading “Entrepreneurship for African Universities”

SPEAKING TO THE CONTINENT

I was honored this week to speak at “The African Union Youth Humanitarian Pre-Summit and Pledging Conference.” My contribution focused on the practical ways we can begin to use the Free Movement Protocol and the AfCFTA through Youth engagement and involvement to build the Africa we want in 2063.  I firmly believe that it is time theContinue reading “SPEAKING TO THE CONTINENT”

THEY FEEL IT, BUT WON’T SPEAK IT

Trigger warning*

I have spent time with entrepreneurs across the continent these past weeks like never before!

Bonded with them to not only understand what’s going on with their business but with their lives, mental health and financial status.

As I share this list I hope you will reach out to the founders you know, particularly those in developing markets and share some hope and love.

Trailblazing CSO Leader 2021

From 150 nominated names, I was selected among 17 trailblazing CSO leaders, recognized for their role in championing youth development in 2021. Deeply honored and humbled by this award from BeRelevant Africa led by one of the greatest leaders of our generation Mwila Chriseddy Bwanga.  Looking forward to doing so much more for African youth in 2022.