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Future of Ghana Forum: From Talk to Action

Diane Abbott MP

Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (GMT)

Future of Ghana Forum: From Talk to Action

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2019, Year of Return: From Talk to Action: 

"Contributing Our Skills & Time For Ghana’s Development..."

Hosted at the House of Commons by Diane Abbott Foundation


DATE: Thursday 28th March 2019

TIME: 18:30 - 20:30 GMT 

LOCATION: House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

 

WHY ATTEND? 

- It's an opportunity to LEARN how others started businesses, volunteered or sourced employment in Ghana

- It's an opportunity to MEET LIKE MINDED young Ghanaian professionals & entrepreneurs

- It's an opportunity to SHARE your thoughts on your identity as a British-Ghanaian 

- It's a unique opportunity not to be missed...


EVENT BACKGROUND:

Recently, the President of Ghana formally announced the 2019 Diaspora theme for Ghana will be “Year of Return”; an initiative aimed to celebrate the resilience of African people, market Ghana as both a high profile tourism and business destination in an effort to build stronger bonds between & encourage the African people in the Diaspora to visit and/or relocate.

Our forum will also host an esteemed panel of speakers have either secured jobs, volunteered or set up businesses in Ghana and the UK. We will also have an informed Q&A discussion will explore the How, What and Why question by dissecting the theme into the following three topical question areas:

 

How do I find genuine volunteering or employment opportunities in Ghana?

What are the benefits of volunteering or working in Ghana? - What’s the process?

Why or should I return (visit) Ghana?- Is the hype genuine? If so why?

 

 KEY NOTE SPEAKERS:

His Excellency Papa Owusu-Ankomah
Ghana High Commissioner to UK & Ireland

 

PANEL: DISCUSSION WITH AUDIENCE Q&A

 

Einstein Kofi Ntim: Managing Partner at the Africa Future Fund, Partner at Global Startup Ecosystem & Founder of Meventum

Einstein Ntim is Managing Partner at the Africa Future Fund, Partner at GSE (fastest growing community of tech moguls and politicians) and founder of Meventum, the largest tech summits series globally. An entrepreneur and investor educating startups, gov’ts and corporations via the GSE-Accelerators and bridging tech divisions across emerging communities..


 

Melissa Bediako: Groups & Events Manager at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City and Founder of GPUK Jewellery

Melissa is a luxury hotel professional with over 6 years experience in luxury hotels. Having worked for COMO Hotels, and Kempinski Hotels in London, she moved to Ghana in 2018. She is now leading Groups and Events at The Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City, the only 5 star luxury hotel in Accra. Her role includes facilitating high profile guests stays and events. In addition to this, she is the founder of GPUK Jewellery an online jewellery store promoting meaningful jewellery.


 

Tony Tagoe: Film Producer, Business Owner, Director

Tony holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from Oxford University. He is a specialist in the Oil and Gas sector, having consulted for organisations including MTV, Universal Music, Sony Music, Blackberry and Playstation. He has Executive Produced in the film industry and has also executed brand campaigns for multinational brands such as Sony Playstation, Nike, Adidas, Puma, K-Swiss and Diageo. Tony also co produced the first ever netflix original film shot in Ghana called Beasts of No Nation and is currently producing Black Earth Rising starring Michaela Coel.


 

Lexy Owusu Boahene: Managing Director of LX HR Solutions

Lexy Owusu-Boahene is the Managing Director of the ever growing, innovative and solution focused HR consultancy, LX HR Solutions. LX HR Solutions works with CEOs, directors, managers, stakeholders of educational institutions and professional organizations. One of her outstanding projects is the recruitment networking event dedicated to Diasporas around the world dubbed Diaspora Drive. The Diaspora Drive which is held annually provides a platform for both international and local employers to network with potential employees.





 

 PRESS & SPONSORSHIP ENQUIRES:

Email: Derrick Owusu-Amoako - press@futureofghana.com

 

FOLLOW THE EVENT ONLINE VIA:

Twitter @FutureofGH & Instagram @FutureofGH

www.FutureofGhana.com

 

 

 

FAQs:

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? 
Visitors travelling on the London Underground can use the District, Circle or Jubilee lines to get to Westminster station, which is fully wheelchair accessible. Victoria, Charing Cross and Waterloo mainline stations are about 20 minutes away by foot and have connecting buses.

 

How do I get to the venue:
Please arrive early to go through security checks. It is advised to allow 30 minutes before programme start time

Please click here for directions


What can/can't I bring to the event? 
This is an invitation only event as space is limited. Confirmed tickets admit one person only. All guests will have to be registered by receiving a confirmation notice to be able to enter the event. If names are not on the confirmed list, entrance will be refused at the Greater London Authority security entrance desk. 

 


 

 

Have questions about Future of Ghana Forum: From Talk to Action? Contact Diane Abbott MP

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Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (GMT)


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