Posted on: July 16, 2021 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

Latest DEMAC report: “Diaspora Organizations and their Humanitarian Response in Somalia”

Humanitarianism requires an approach which involves the whole of society; and diasporas who are typically fast responding stakeholders need to be part of these systems. In order to have great impact and sustainable solutions, we need to collaborate and work together towards similar goals in providing humanitarian assistance to those in need.

Posted on: July 9, 2021 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

Diaspora Digital Feature in Routed Magazine: Breaking diaspora engagement barriers through effective media communications

The role of Media in bridging the communications gap in diaspora engagement has been acknowledged, but not effectively utilised. Traditionally known mass communication mediums have been complemented in this digital era by omnichannel platforms with avenues such as online magazines, mobile apps, blogs, podcasts, data directories and so on.

Posted on: April 1, 2021 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

Women of Africa Network – Championing the Cause of Female Entrepreneurs on The Continent

The contribution of women entrepreneurs to African economies is very vital to the growth and development of the continent. A 2021 Mastercard Index of Women Entrepreneurs (MIWE) which examined progress in fifty-eight economies representing 80% of the world’s female workforce revealed that the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has had an adverse effect on women entrepreneurs globally. MIWE’s 2020 report also ranked Uganda (39.6%), Botswana (38.5%), and Ghana (36.5%)…

Posted on: March 22, 2021 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

Using Diaspora-based Organisations as effective Business Networking Platforms

Most initiators in the diaspora find it challenging when it comes to organizing a business community network. However, Pierre Aleani has successfully done this by establishing the Palestinian Business Network International (PBNI); a fast-growing enterprising diaspora community which started in Sweden and aims to have a chapter in every European capital by 2025.

Posted on: March 15, 2021 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

Book Review – The Fear of Confidence by David Alto

Every one experiences fear at one point in their life’s journey. It is something that influences decisions for good and for bad; and one’s attitude towards it can determine success or failure. For members of the LinkedIn community David Alto is well known for providing Resume, LinkedIn, and Interview Coaching services specializing in getting his clients past the evil resume bots.

Posted on: March 8, 2021 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

Phenomenal Diaspora Women Speak on International Women’s Day

“Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world” is the theme for this years International Women’s Day. It is a global annual celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women; which also provides an opportunity to make a clarion call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Posted on: February 24, 2021 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

Power of the Palestinian Diaspora

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.

Posted on: January 31, 2021 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 2

“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.

Posted on: December 31, 2020 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

Building a solid online presence for your business in 2021

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.

Posted on: December 23, 2020 Posted by: diasporadigitalnews Comments: 0

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…