FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
17th October 2016
Ghana, U.S., UK
The Ghana’Asem Leadership Series: October Edition
Ghana’Asem is a series of discussions on relevant topics pertaining to today’s youth. The series is an open forum addressing current issues facing the African continent and the Diaspora. The series will take place in the Garden at iSpace Ghana every last Wednesday of the month.
This October edition is a special edition celebrating the 2016 inaugural TEDxAccraWomen conference. On Wednesday, 26th October 2016, from 6pm-8pm, join threesixtyGh, iSpace, TedxAccra and JustFresh for the Ghana’Asem Leadership Series, a four-part dialogue happening from August through November.
“What Makes YOU a Leader?”
“YOUTH Involvement & Role in Leadership”
“Is There HOPE for Ghana?”
“The Type of Leadership Ghana NEEDS”
The discussion will be based on three of our top submissions from the #360WritersChallenge, which was appropriately themed ‘Lead The Way’.
- ‘When Fish Rots’ by Nana Yaa Asantewaa Asante-Darko
- ‘New King, New Laws’ by Nhyira Yaw Adjei-Banuah
- ‘My Glance at Fear’ by Akaho Etornam
Moderators for the October Edition:
Yaganoma Baatuolkuu is the founder and Chief Labourer of Wanjo Africa, an award-winning food processing and packaging company that is using indigenous wild crops to create modern food products, and also packages indigenous beverages for the Afrocentric urban professional. She has an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts and a PG degree in managing creative industries. She's a mentor within the Ahaspora Network, a network of returnees looking to impact young Ghanaians through various projects and a former lecturer at Radford University College. She is also the 2016 Alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship Programme of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI). Yaganoma is passionate about cultural preservation gender equity and indigenous food innovation.
Emmanuel Leslie Addae is one of Ghana's young successful entrepreneurs and the curator/founder of TEDxAccra. In 2013, he co-founded an award-winning start-up called Promobile GH, a local software company focusing on mobile apps and hospital management systems.
The breakthrough came in 2014, with the decision to curate TEDx event in his community Labone. To Leslie’s astonishment, the event quickly began to go viral.
He is the recipient of the scholarship for 2014 TEDGlobal Conference. Leslie is passionate about development, ideas worth spreading and lasting creating solutions. He established his foundation People Initiatives Foundation on his 30th birthday to help Africans achieve their dreams. In his words "I believe in Africa and I know Africa problems can be solved by Africans". In 2016 April, he started a pan-African business called Africa Internship Academy with the main focus of grooming Africa’s next generational young change agents.
What to Expect for GH¢10.00
For just GH¢10.00 you gain access to a cultural space, participate in insightful discussions, complimentary water, entertainment, pictures with attending special guests, and networking with like-minded individuals who have a passion for change. Your contribution will go toward enhancing future Ghana’Asem events. Call 0554081727 for more information.
*This event will be LIVE streamed on Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #GhanaAsem. RSVP NOW
"Where there is life there is hope"
It is time to get involved and do our part to restore leadership in Ghana!