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Africa Youth Forum 2014

Africa Youth Forum 2014

Leading up to the US-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, DC, Nina Oduro participated in the WBG-IMF Young African Society Africa Youth Forum in July 2014. Her panel discussed "The Fundamental Role of Education and Skills" in Africa.

Guest Host on Impact Africa Show

Guest Host on Impact Africa Show

Nina Oduro guest host Impact Africa Radio Show in July 2014 on "Rethinking Tertiary Education and Embracing Alternative Career Paths." Guest featured on the show were Busayo Olupona, founder of Busayo Clothing, Karin Fujii of the Global Good Fund, and Wilson Aiwuyor, an education policy consultant.

Panel: Youth Employment in Africa

Panel: Youth Employment in Africa

Speaking in June 2014 on youth employment in sub-Saharan Africa with Louise Fox, Visiting Professor at UC Berkeley and Deon Filmer, Lead Economist, Development Research at the World Bank. The panel was held at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC and moderated by Director of the Wilson Center's Africa Program, Monde Muyangwa.

"The Samaritans" Screening & Panel

"The Samaritans" Screening & Panel

In June 2014, AfricanDevJobs hosted a screening of "The Samaritans" mockumentary in Washington, DC. The screening was followed by a panel moderated by DAWN founder Semhar Araia and featured leaders in African development discourse, Jennifer Lentfer, founder of how-matters.org, Dr. Christine Martey-Ochola, President and co-founder of the Sub-Saharan Africa Chamber of Commerce, and Ernest Acheampong, Research Officer at the African Technology Policy Studies Network.

US-Africa Diaspora Business Forum

US-Africa Diaspora Business Forum

On June 2014, Nina Oduro moderated a panel at the first annual US-Africa Diaspora Business Conference in Takoma Park, Maryland. The panel featured founder of Blessed Coffee, Tebabu Assefa, founder of Qmem, Stefanos Ghebrehawariat, and US-Africa Diaspora Business Council member, John Manirakiza.

"An African City" Screening & Panel

"An African City" Screening & Panel

In May 2014, Nina Oduro moderated a discussion with "An African City" creator Nicole Amarteifio, producer Millie Monyo, and cast member MaameYaa Boafo in Washington, DC.

Talent Africa Series

Talent Africa Series

In May 2014, AfricanDevJobs partnered with LDI Africa for their Talent Africa Series to discuss employment opportunities on the continent.

AfricanDevJobs.com Launch Event

AfricanDevJobs.com Launch Event

In April 2014, AfricanDevJobs.com's new website was launched during #DCTechAfrique.

Global Education Countdown Summit

Global Education Countdown Summit

Joining fellow A World at School ambassadors in April 2014, Nina Oduro attended the Global Education Countdown Summit in DC to encourage leaders and decision-makers to fast-track the pace for achieving equal and quality education for all children around the world. Read her reflections on the event.

DAWN 1st Annual Conference

DAWN 1st Annual Conference

At the Diaspora African Women's Network's (DAWN) first annual conference in November 2013, Nina Oduro moderated a panel on "Creating and Leading Entrepreneurial Driven Change." The panelist were Vital Voices Senior Program Manager, Celena Green, founder of Lil Soso productions, Risikat Okedeyi, and founder of Africans in the Diaspora, Solome Lemma.

DAWN 6th Annual Leadership Awards

DAWN 6th Annual Leadership Awards

At the 6th Annual Diaspora African Women's Leadership Awards in November 2013, Nina Oduro presented the DAWN Mentor of the Year Award to Director of the Smithsonian Museum of African Art, Dr. Johnnetta Cole. Nina was also awarded the DAWNer of the Year Award.

African Women on the Move Panel

African Women on the Move Panel

Moderating a panel sponsored by George Washington University and the Diaspora African Women's Network (DAWN) featuring African Girls rights advocate and Social Worker, Tokunbo Koiki, and Imani Cheers, an assistant professor in GW’s School of Media and Public Affairs and an award-winning multimedia producer.