The Future of Ghana Forum 2016 – GUBA Awards
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Posted by: Claudia
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In celebration of Ghana’s 59th Independence, Me FiRi Ghana presents the Future of Ghana Forum 2016 taking place at City Hall, The Queens Walk, London, SE1 2AA- one of London’s most prestigious venues – the event will also mark the release of the 2016 Edition of The Future of Ghana Publication and launch of the Me Firi Ghana Members Network.

Why YOU should attend? 

It’s an opportunity to MEET likeminded young creative professionals.

It’s an opportunity to UNDERSTAND how to INVEST and CONNECT with Ghana’s development.

It’s an opportunity not to be missed…

Confirmed Key Note Speaker for the evening is the Ghanaian High Commissioner to the UK H.E Victor Emmanuel Smith who has previously endorsed the Future of Ghana initiative by commenting; “It is heart-warming  to realise that young people of Ghanaian heritage are mobilizing themselves to contribute to the development efforts of their motherland, Ghana

FOG 2016 Official Judges BannerDuring the evening there will also be a panel discussion with Audience Q & A on our theme for the year which is…. GOVERNANCE: Changing the levers of accountability – The role of young Diaspora

Panellists include; Romeo Effs: CEO of Aspyre Group , Nike Awoyinka: Head of International Development at Ravensbourne & James Barnor: Ghana’s first photojournalist and the Future of Ghana Patron 

Limited tickets are available here

The event is being filmed live and will be screened on Sunday 6th March on ABN TV, Sky Channel 290. You can also follow proceedings online via Twitter @FutureofGH and Instagram @FutureofGH

The Publication….

 Me Firi Ghana annually produce the Future of Ghana publication which celebrates excellence by recognising the Top 30 under 30 talent of Ghanaian decent, pioneering in industries around the world. The publication also features forward thinking articles highlighting key industries, innovators and organizations visions for Ghana and Africa.

The nomination process for top 30 began November 2nd and closed on 13 December 2015. Our  esteemed judging panel consisted of; Lorraine Wright (Founder of UGCY UK & Ghana), Isaac Babu-Boateng (Founder/CEO Face 2 Face Africa), Adrien Sauvage (Creative Director A.Sauvage Fashion House), Ethel Cofie  (CEO of EDL Technology Consulting)and Emmanuel Edudzie (Executive Director YES Ghana)  their selection of the top 30 was based on supporting evidence provided by nominators and the guiding nomination criteria made public at the start of the campaign.

 

 

Author: Claudia