At age twenty, Marwan Abdelhamid is very passionate about the development of Palestine channeled through its diaspora to the homeland. An undergraduate student at UC Santa Barbara with internship experiences at the UNDP and UNRWA, he is also the Co-Founder of GrowHome.
Mayowa Adegoke is a highly experienced broadcast Journalist who has specialities in news reporting and producing with over seven years in the profession. Currently living and working in Dubai-UAE, she is a graduate of Mass Communication and joined Channels TV, Nigeria in 2013 where she practiced and grew her craft.
“Impact is about creating a level-playing field.” Meet Augustine Agyeman-Duah who is bridging the gap between business and purpose through innovative global projects.
Although it is tempting to describe Augustine’s career as the path that is frequently travelled by many from the diaspora, it is anything but typical. With a career that has taken him across Africa, Asia and Europe, Augustine has found his calling in purpose-led projects.
Decades after the evolution of the internet globally, research shows that almost 4.66 billion people, making 59 percent of the global population were active internet users as of October 2020. Technology and innovation have advanced greatly, with information becoming easily accessible with the use of the internet.
Emira Ajeti– Using Business Development through Diaspora Relations in bridging the gap between the Private and Public Sector
For half a decade, Emira Ajeti has been leading the charge in bridging the diaspora engagement gap through her various roles in the private and public sector. She strongly believes that diaspora should be at the front and center of government portfolios, and that there is a strong need for systematic engagement with diasporas to ensure that a transparent and mutually respectful long-term relationship with them is built by nurturing credibility…
Awiyah in the Ghanaian Twi dialect means, ‘sun’ or sunshine.’ It is little wonder that our young Diasporan Personality is strong, dazzling, fierce and vibrant.
Ya La’ford is a contemporary visual and installation Artist, Muralist and Professor whose works have been acclaimed globally for her creativity, innovation and ability to create spatial experiences. She is showcasing her collection at this year’s AfroSoul Exhibition currently ongoing until the 28th of February 2021. We are privileged to speak briefly with her about her work, exhibition and upcoming projects. About Ya La’ford’s work Speaking with Diaspora Digital News…
When it comes to contemporary African diaspora art, Oliver Enwonwu is a relevant household name not only in Nigeria but also on the global scene. In addition to being an artist, he is an author, publisher, thought leader and brand strategist.
Ludlow E. Bailey, the Global Cultural Curator bringing Contemporary African Diaspora Art into the spotlight
There are different ways in which people express cultural heritage in order to properly connect with their identities. In the case of Ludlow E. Bailey, he has been able to do it successfully through global Arts whilst impacting people positively with his extraordinary life.
For over a decade, Ludlow E. Bailey’s CADA International has brought industry players and stakeholders in the global art scene together each year to showcase the work of contemporary African Diaspora Artists. This year will be no different as the global audience gears up for two major Art events in December 2020.
“Diaspora engagement is about building the right quality of networks in your communities abroad” – Dr. Martin Russell
For global stakeholders as well as people generally interested in diaspora engagement, Dr Martin Russell is a very familiar name who presents a wealth of knowledge and experience in all areas of diaspora affairs.
Download our latest E-book: Practical Marketing Communications Techniques for SMEs in Crisis, for free
Today, we are excited to announce the release of an E-book: Practical Marketing Communications Techniques for SMEs in Crisis. This resource is a handbook for Small & Medium Scale Enterprises to help them thrive in crisis; especially during these times. Authored by Theresa R. Fianko, a Marketing Communications Consultant, the free e-book will guide management of SMEs by providing tips on how to channel Marketing Communications to business teams through…
The easiest way for governments to create enabling grounds for members of its diaspora to integrate properly into their respective development agenda is by collective engagement. Effective diaspora engagement does not only promote development, but also provides good opportunities to collaborate in all spheres for both the diaspora countries of residence and homelands.
On Friday 22nd of January 2021, the Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (CERES) will be hosting a webinar on the theme “Diaspora, Nation, and other Fantastic Interpretations of the 1821 Greek Revolution.”
Wine is not only reserved for drinking on festive occasions, but also useful to keep inhouse at all times. Wine is loved around the world and drank by people from all walks of life. French biologist, also credited with the discovery of pasteurization; Louis Pasteur aptly puts it in saying: “Wine is the most healthful and most hygienic of beverages.” Sometimes, especially after festive seasons and celebrations it is common…
Christmas is that time of the year where most people look forward to spending time with family and friends; as well as showing love and spreading cheer. Hugs, exchange of gifts and pleasantries never runs out as people from all walks of life take a break to enjoy the holidays. The year 2020 has been a different kind of year globally owing to the ‘alien’ Coronavirus that plagued the world.