YALI Fellow- Adebayo Alonge has brought together Yale University, the Lagos Business School and Lagos State government to organize an infectious diseases management workshop for healthcare professionals.
Ebola killed mostly healthcare workers in Nigeria in 2014 and this workshop is targeted at improving infectious disease management capacity in Nigeria’s health institutions.
You can attend free, click link below for more information.
Infectious Diseases Management Workshop
Democracy does not redistribute wealth neither does it bring about rapid change. Its power is in delivering stability to country systems.
Prof. Ian Shapiro
Should social entrepreneurs have any interest in the nature of politics and governance in their countries? Should they just focus on their entrepreneurship work and isolate themselves from having a say in how governance is run in their countries?
Social entrepreneurs are very important in helping their communities choose good political leaders because of the credibility they enjoy within their societies. It is therefore imperative for social entrepreneurs to be politically engaged in helping their communities choose governments that support civil liberties, personal property rights and economic systems that aid entrepreneurship innovation.
Marketing is a knock-through sport.
The Solutions Ideator
Once you have created your brand i.e. the image you want others to have about you; you need to work on promoting your brand and staying top of mind among people interested in your area of work. In other words, you need to actively market yourself.
Perception is you.
The Solutions Ideator
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What comes to your mind when you hear these names- Mohammed Yunus, Bill Gates, Tony Elumelu? Did the following words come up in your mind- microfinance, health philanthropy and “Africapitalism”? This is the power of a brand- a consistently uniform perception you conjure when your name is mentioned.
Now ask yourself, when your name is mentioned what do people immediately associate with you? This is your brand and is how you are perceived by others.
Africa’s youth makes up over 60% of its population
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Finding opportunities for young people is a critical challenge for Africa, where 62 percent of the population—more than 600 million young people—is below the age of 25. With no signs that population growth will slow in the decades to come, it is imperative that Africa leverage the talent and energy of its youth to create dramatically higher levels of prosperity and equality and avoid the latent risks of unemployment and social instability. – See more at: http://voices.mckinseyonsociety.com/empowering-youth-in-africa/#sthash.NOmGZuS4.dpuf Continue reading