In this high impact seminar Ronke Lawal will be providing strategic insight into how individuals can boost their personal brands. This is ideal for business owners, entrepreneurs or professionals who want to raise their corporate visibility and business credibility. Delegates will learn how to make more of an impact within their sectors both online via social media and offline at networking events or through public speaking opportunities. Ronke will also use PR tactics to show delegates how to use raise their personal brands effectively, develop effective relationships and build a community of personal brand ambassadors who will champion them throughout their career or business journeys.[Read more…] about How To Build Your Personal Brand
On 7-8 June 2018, London will be celebrating the World Oceans Day by hosting the first edition of the Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF).
Recognising Blue Economy as a major source of wealth and prosperity for the continent, the forum will bring together government officials as well as high-level experts, investors, businesses, policy leaders, international organisations, civil society, public institutions and other opinion leaders to highlight and debate on the wide range of opportunities emerging from Africa’s aquatic and marine spaces.[Read more…] about The Africa Blue Economy Forum 2018
Deadline: Thursday 7 June 2018
AFFORD seeks a Diaspora Experience & Mobilisation Manager with great business and interpersonal skills, professional demeanour, integrity, sound judgment, and strong analytical and project management skills. The Diaspora Experience & Mobilisation Manager will be an integral part of the AFFORD team and will work under the direction of the Executive Director. The successful candidate will be someone who has experience of managing a successful start-up project or enterprise.[Read more…] about We're hiring!
This DEMAC study reviews the work of six diaspora organisations (DOs) in Syria and Somalia. It provides a critical analysis and a case study approach to advance the understanding of diaspora organisations’ contributions in humanitarian settings. This research inquires how small- and medium-scale Diaspora organisations add value in remote and restricted settings where mainstream humanitarian actors face challenges of access, local ownership and sustainability.[Read more…] about New DEMAC Report: “Creating Opportunities to Work with Diasporas in Humanitarian Settings”
Boko Inyundo was invited, as a member of the Board at AFFORD and a Council member of the Royal African Society as well as a Non-Executive Advisor to the Africa + Tech-focused consultancy De Charles and his business development role aligned to the Technology Sector team at the global law firm DLA Piper, to feature as a panellist at the Africa Tech Summit London which was held on Wednesday 16th May at the Grange St. Paul’s hotel in the City of London.[Read more…] about Africa Tech Summit London-16th May 2018
At the 2008 World Future Energy Summit, H.H. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the UAE, announced the launch of the Zayed Future Energy Prize – a tribute to his father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and his legacy of environmental stewardship and sustainability.[Read more…] about Zayed Sustainability Prize