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Young Change Maker – Ory Okolloh

Ory Okolloh a Kenyan activist, lawyer, and blogger. She is currently a Policy Manager for Africa with Google. In 2006 she co-founded the parliamentary watchdog site Mzalendo (Patriot). The site sought to increase government accountability by systematically recording bills, speeches, MPs, standing orders, etc. She helped Kenya create Ushahidi (Witness) website in due to the

Young Change Maker – Grace Ihejiamaizu

Grace Ihejiamaizu is an entrepreneur and Global Changemaker . In 2010, she founded an after-school youth project, Raising Young Productive Entrepreneurs (RYPE) Initiative. Through RYPE, more than 350 young people have been trained, engaged and empowered.Grace’s outstanding leadership skills has earned her some national and international recognition including being named one of Google’s 12 Brightest

The Thinking School, Africa 2013

Would you like to pioneer an innovation that can compete globally? Are you passionate about improving conditions in Africa? Would you like to hear how fellow Under 40 CEOs became successful? Do you have an idea worth financing? Would you like to be inspired and challenged by Dubai? For 5 days, African youth, emerging leaders,

Young Change Maker – NoViolet Bulawayo

Bulawayo was born and raised in Zimbabwe. She and attended Njube High School and later Mzilikazi High School for her A levels. She later completed her college education in USA , obtaining earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English from Texas A&M University-Commerce and Southern Methodist University. In 2010, she completed a Master of Fine

Young Change Makers – Evans Wadongo

Evans Wadongo (born 11 March 1986) is a Kenyan engineer, the Executive Director and Chairman of SDFA-Kenya, and one of CNN’s top ten heroes of 2010. He is a graduate in Electronic and Computer Engineering from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya. Evans was born in the Western part of Kenya,