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Global Shapers are highly motivated individuals who have a great potential for future leadership roles in society. They are selected on the basis of their achievements, leadership potential and commitment to make a difference.
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Project and Programs
The Amana Initiative is an initiative of 9 projects in Northern Nigerian states funded by the American Embassy for Improving Mutual Understanding and Civil Society Relationship .
#AbujaEEP This project aims to tackle massive youth unemployment in Nigeria by delivering employability skills and entrepreneurship training and jobs to 10,000 youth by 2016.
The story starts with a boy and a problem. A boy that was raised in a farm settlement in South West Nigeria. During Seyi's childhood he vividly remembers going to a health center in Oke-Ola anytime he got sick but by the time he was in university, without knowing why...
Lessons from #Davos2018 Founded in 1971, the forum’s annual meeting has morphed over time –from a meeting of private sector leaders, it has now evolved into a gathering that realizes that there is an important nexus of the Public-Private-People partnership required to...
A Volunteering and Community Service Initiative for Tertiary Institution Students. Prospective Grantees should please note that preference will be giving to Development related ideas/ projects which are...
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EEP’s employability skills training calendar kicked off on May 30, 2016 with the first workshop in a 5-module curriculum. The first module, which focused on two topics: writing an effective CV and excelling on job interviews, was facilitated by Jumy Adekeye, EEP...read more
Fahimta is understanding in the Hausa language. That is what the Amana participants from the American University of Nigeria define trust to mean. Trust means different things to different people: to the buyer at the market, trust is underscored when he or she picks...read more
Death is the great equalizer. We detest it’s occurrence with spite and bitterness. But equality is what Ken stood for: equality in economic terms, between the rich and the poor; education for all; fairness in society; fulfilment of purpose; peace, hope and equal...read more
The Abuja Global Shapers Community Holds Fifth Session of the Employability and Entrepreneurship Programme
The Abuja Global Shapers Community, on Saturday, 22 October 2016 held the fifth and last session of its Employability and Entrepreneurship Programme (EEP) for 2016. The Employability and Entrepreneurship Programme (EEP) is the flagship project of the Abuja Global...read more
Abuja Global Shapers named among Africa’s selected to attend the World Economic Forum on Africa & Solutions Summit
As the world gathers for the 17th edition of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEFA) which holds in Durban, South Africa from the 3rd to 5th May 2017, two Global Shapers from the Abuja Hub have been selected to join key discussions. In line with this year’s theme...read more
Article by Anita Okemini and Amanda Archibong of the Abuja Global Shapers Africa continues to receive the lowest share of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the world. The UNCTAD investment report for 2016 estimates that Africa’s share of FDI inflow is ~ $59...read more