Thanks to Namibia University of Science and Technology – NUST for inviting me as the Keynote speaker of the 2nd Annual Students’ Research Symposium on Friday. The theme “Re-imagining University Engagement: Exploring New Frontiers for Sustainability” sparked a lot of inspiration for me! I was so happy that the students and faculty shared my energy and willContinue reading “Exploring New Frontiers for Sustainability”
Today I find myself reflecting on one of my trips to Nairobi, Kenya in my capacity as a Social Innovator advising @Ashoka on ways to integrate young people and marginalised communities into their development efforts. Having a deep appreciation of just hoe much youth empowerment is highly gendered, in my contribution I highlighted the importance ofContinue reading “Gender Lens Investing”
In the months of October and November I had the great pleasure of being an AU-EU Youth Plug-In fellow. The initiative is the first of it’s kind and it’s unprecedented approach resulted in the constructive and continuous engagement of young people in Europe and Africa. As the 36 fellows from Africa and Europe, we actedContinue reading “Redefining the Donor-Recipient Relationship Between African and Europe”
In March 2016 I was invited take part in an annual residential school organised jointly by The Mo Ibrahim Foundation and my alma matar SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies, Uni of London).