OVERVIEW  The Humphrey Fellowship Program is for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and Fellows’ home countries. As a non-degree program, the Fellowship offers valuable opportunities for professional development through selected university courses, attending conferences, networking, Read more about HUMPHREY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM[…]

Young Emerging Leaders 2017 Summer Youth Assembly

Image credit: United Nations  OVERVIEW The 20th session of the Youth Assembly at the United Nations presents both an opportunity and challenge to stimulate and ensure youth engagement and participation in achieving an inclusive and sustainable future where no one is left behind. Guided by the overarching principle of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Read more about Young Emerging Leaders 2017 Summer Youth Assembly[…]

Kayode Lawal aims to Promote Technology across Africa

Kayode Lawal is the founder of Associate Box, a freelance market company, who aims to promote technology across Africa   Please tell us about yourself. My name is Kayode Lawal and my area of expertise is in the tech industry. Following my first degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master’s degree in Technology and Innovation Management, Read more about Kayode Lawal aims to Promote Technology across Africa[…]

#ShapedByCulture – Know Your Roots Foundation Official Launch

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –   OVERVIEW  #ShapedByCulture – providing a platform for young people from African-Caribbean descent to perform, promote and present their ventures and talents. This event will be an exciting opportunity to network, collaborate and converse with like minded people to unite & come up with ways to develop the third Read more about #ShapedByCulture – Know Your Roots Foundation Official Launch[…]

TARGET JOB EVENTS : City Law for Ethnic Minorities – UK

Image credit: Target Jobs Events OVERVIEW  Students will be given the opportunity to network with trainees, recruiters, partners and associates, ask questions and gain an insight into what firms are looking for in their ideal candidates. Students will take part in bespoke team challenges, interactive exercises and case studies all designed to showcase what a Read more about TARGET JOB EVENTS : City Law for Ethnic Minorities – UK[…]

Start Ups for Africa – Masterclass: How to Harness the Power of Your Personal Brand

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –    OVERVIEW What is your personal brand and why does it matter? Do you actually need one? As the quote above states, you don’t just need one, you already have one! It’s what you do with it that matters. As a start-up founder, owner or director, consultant or adviser, Read more about Start Ups for Africa – Masterclass: How to Harness the Power of Your Personal Brand[…]

Capital Moments – Smart Money

– THIS EVENT HAS ENDED –   DESCRIPTION Capital Moments have returned with the Smart Money event. Managing financial priorities can seem like a daunting task, particularly in an age where young people are facing slowing wage growth, rising house prices and the risk of robots stealing their jobs. Whether it’s managing your organisations’ finances, Read more about Capital Moments – Smart Money[…]

Akindolie Medical Scholarship 2017

OVERVIEW  In April 2016, the Akindolie Medical Scholarship was established to honour the memory of Dr Frank Olufemi Akindolie, a German-trained doctor who built a successful medical practice in Lagos, Nigeria, whilst also supporting the pipeline of future UK junior doctors. This is important because morale amongst junior doctors is at an all time low due Read more about Akindolie Medical Scholarship 2017[…]

Serving the People – Funmi Abari

Funmi Abari is a medical student who founded The Mad Science Institute (TMSI), the first science co-curricular project in Haringey (UK), at the age of 19. Funmi talks to us about contributing to progress and development across the globe.   Could you tell us about yourself? From a young age, I have been mesmerised by Read more about Serving the People – Funmi Abari[…]