One hundred of the world’s most promising artists, business leaders, public servants, technologists and social entrepreneurs have been asked to join the World Economic Forum’s community of Young Global Leaders. Here are the ten (10) Africans who were nominated:
- Akim Daouda – Gabon
- Anushka Ratnayake – Mali
- Fatoumata Ba – Senegal
- Iyinoluwa Aboyeji – Nigeria
- Karabo Marule – South Africa
- Khaled Igue – Benin
- Natalie Payida Jabengwe – Zimbabwe
- Samuel Alemayehu – Ethiopia
- Sebastien Kadio-Morokro – Cote d’Ivoire
- Unathi Kamlana – South Africa
They are joining a community and five-year programme that will challenge them to think beyond their scope of expertise and be more impactful leaders. They were nominated because of their ground-breaking work, creative approaches to problems and ability to build bridges across cultures and between business, government and civil society.
See the full list here.