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Prince Adu-Appiah – CEO & Founder.

Prince Adu-AppiahPrince is a Social Entrepreneur, a Youth Activist, a Speaker and an IT Consultant whose passion is to help eradicate poverty in Africa and to raise youth leaders. Having discovered his passion for Africa, true Leadership, and love for humanity at age 17, Prince began building capacity to serve the underprivileged through volunteering in youth groups and in rural communities in Ghana.

Prior to founding 1Billion Africa, Prince served as President for the Human Empowerment & Living Potentials (HELP) Group Ghana, Operations Officer for Matrix Institute, Programmes Director for Global Leaders Foundation, Public Relations Officer for Bill Clinton and Ahmad Ashkar’s Hult Prize at The University of Ghana, and Webmasters for Oxford-Cambridge Africa Mentorship Programme (OXCAMP Africa) and Indigens Afrique.

His work as a Social Entrepreneur has attracted honours and recognitions including; receiving the Junior Chambers International (JCI) 2015 Top 10 Outstanding Young Persons in Ghana Award, JCI World’s 2015 Top 20 Outstanding Young Persons in the World, recognized in Top 30 Under 30 Future of Ghana young talents in Ghana, recipient of Unsung Hero People of Distinction Humanitarian Award for the 1Billion Africa Vision, and listed in Leadership Expert Gordon Tredgold’s 2014 TOP 10 F.A.S.T (Focused, Accountable, Simple and Transparent) Leaders list.

As a Professional Speaker, Prince addresses audiences on topics relating to Africa, Leadership, Purpose, Passion, and Potentials, Youth Empowerment, Self-Improvement, Entrepreneurship, and Change. Prince has spoken to audiences in Ghana, Nigeria, USA, Brazil, Russia, South Africa and The Gambia.

He is a two times TEDx Speaker, a 2017 Kumvana Fellow, an Associate Fellow at the Royal Commonwealth Society, UK, an International Youth Forum Seliger and a Brightest Young Minds (BYM) Alumnus. Prince is part of a BYM 2016 Team that has developed a solution to democratize education to provide underprivileged children in underserved schools in South Africa and Africa with access to quality education. He is also an Ashoka Changemakers Scholar, a Computer Science graduate from the University of Ghana and holds a Leadership Development Certificate from Myles Munroe International.

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