Diasporas include people who have migrated from their homelands as well as refugees from conflict areas around the world. In ensuring that diaspora engagement efforts are fruitful, we need to take all groups into account so that no one will be left out.
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.
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.
As part of the ongoing three-day Future Forum which will help catalyse engagement within the diaspora-development ecosystem, there will be an informal online Networking Session halfway through the conference which aims at looking ahead on how networking will look like.
For three days running, global stakeholders will gather virtually to network, discuss and share insights on how the future of the diaspora is going to look like.
The Scottish Business Network, an independent international membership organisation for connecting Scottish entrepreneurs and business leaders around the world has been working to facilitate greater communication and connectivity between its network and relevant stakeholders within its diaspora around the globe.
As a consultancy closely aligned with evidence-based research and diaspora humanitarianism, Shabaka is playing a pivotal role in building up socio-economic and political progress with the desire of fighting injustice.
The EU Global Diaspora Facility (EUDiF) and Shabaka will on 2nd of June 2021 present their latest findings of their research on diaspora engagement in times of crisis via a webinar from 14:00 to 15:30 CEST.
A dedication to the Children of India and Peru
Vienna, Austria – On the 19th Of May 2021, the Austria-Pakistan Association (APA) in Collaboration with Pakistan Business and Professional Council (PBPC) and State Bank of Pakistan organised a detailed live webinar on the “Roshan Digital Account (RDA)”, “Naya Pakistan Certificate (NPC)” as well as other schemes launched by the State Bank of Pakistan for Pakistanis overseas.
Join the African Diaspora Council of Switzerland on Friday 21st May 2021, 3pm to 5pm Geneva time via Zoom Video Conference as they commemorate Africa Day 2021.
Kwamara Thompson is a woman of strategic vision. She believes in embracing one’s identity, and supporting other women to grow in their respective fields.
Diaspora organisation have a critical role to play in the development of their countries of residence and homelands.
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%)…
Diaspora Digital News is pleased to announce that it has added a new segment on its website in an effort to strengthen its objective in promoting diaspora engagement and expertise.
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.
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.
“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.
For most people starting and profiting from a small firm in Africa, more so in the diaspora is a dream few have the resources, help or willpower to reach. Joyce Williams, Esq. has founded three firms: Armooh-Williams PLLC, Hazina Partners, and iSoka.
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.
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.
“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.