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We are two!

I hope this blog post finds you flourishing. What a second year we’ve had and I am delighted to share that we are building on the achievements and success of our first year. In year one we connected with 55,000 people in the global African Diaspora community and our website is enabling us to extend…
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Meet the Leader – Mebrak Ghebreweldi

Mebrak Ghebreweldi, Director of Diversity Resource International Mebrak is the director of two enterprises and the social entrepreneur in residence at the University of Brighton (2016-2017) She is a well-regarded public speaker, facilitator, business start-up mentor and coach. Through her entrepreneurial work, she has established a strong professional reputation in offering effective support, guidance and…
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Meet the Leader – Ayo Akande

Ayo Akande, Founding team of Connect4Better (Cee4Bee) Ayo has 16 years post graduate work experience across the private, public and third sector mostly delivering mid-sized operational projects, developing and running Programme/Portfolio offices (PMO) to ensure successful project delivery, managing back office service delivery teams and recently responsible for corporate performance. Successful track record of managing multi…
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Meet the Leader – Jenny Garrett

Jenny Garrett, Coach Jenny is an award-winning coach with over 10 years’ experience of running a global business. Her mission is to transform the world, one empowered woman at a time. She uses her years of experience in coaching and leadership to inspire and motivate people, working with them to deliver career and life changing results…
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Meet the Leader – Caren Johnstone

Caren Johnstone, Director of WonDesigns Caren is Director of Wondesigns (they created the wonderful African Diaspora Kids website), a creative design studio situated in South West London. Their diverse industry experience allows them to work with a broad mix of clients who benefit from their creatively skilled team and high energy work ethic. Caren and her team…
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Meet the Leader – Angela Amanchukwu

Angela Amanchukwu, Director of Media Advocates Limited Angela is a media legal and business affairs consultant. Having trained in the legal profession she worked at the BBC, UKTV as head of scripted at Compact Business Affairs (formerly Rights TV) and as senior legal counsel at Avalon Television before setting up her own consultancy firm. Read…
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Meet the Leader – Alex Ntung

Alex Ntung, Director of Expert Advisory and Research Services Alex is employed as Head of Education, Inclusion and Participation at Migrant Help, UK. He is a researcher, trainer, speaker and Country Expert Witness and analyst (Great Lakes Region of Africa). He is author of the book "Not My Worst Day" and co-author of "Education in…
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Meet the leader – Grace Owen

Grace Owen, Director of African Diaspora Kids  Grace is founder of African Diaspora Kids. Her first degree was in Biology and Dance (yes, really!). Her master’s degree was in Learning and Development. Grace has developed thousands of leaders from around the world. She is passionate about learning and experiencing life in all its fullness. She…
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We are one!

I hope this blog finds you flourishing this spring. What a first year we’ve had! I’m delighted to state that we definitely turned our theme Celebrate Africa! Past, Present, Potential into reality. Our first year was about putting the African Diaspora Kids operating model to the test. We have reached over 55,000 people in the…
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