Africa

Kauthar Wangi

Associate, Marketing & PR, Girl Power Talk Kauthar Wangi is a Young Leader and Marketing & PR Associate at Girl Power Talk. She is very passionate about social impact and is currently running a non-profit that empowers women and youth in Uganda. She is focused on growth and development of both herself and other people, so she is always reading books that cover different subject matters relating to growth. She takes an approach of no conviction as she reads and comprehends these books. In her free time, she is trying out food recipes or working on jewellery.

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Addressing the Healthcare Crisis: The Dire Need for Doctors in Uganda

Fund A Future Doctor In Uganda Consequences of Doctor Scarcity in Uganda Integrating Social Impact and Medicine Future Prospects of a Young Dreamer Overview: Uganda has been facing a significant healthcare crisis due to a shortage of doctors. Lack of access of medical care in remote areas has led to significant consequences for the population. Integration of social impact to provide quality education in medicine can improve access to healthcare services. Quality and accessible healthcare is a basic necessity for …

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Technology Holds the Key to Realizing Africa’s Full Potential

Africa Emerges as a Major Market Technology: The Pivot of Africa’s Future Given the rate at which young populations in many African countries are expanding, the continent promises to emerge as a major consumption market in the coming decades. Over 75% of Africa’s current population is under the age of 35, and by 2030, 42% of the world’s young people are expected to reside in African nations. These statistics point to the potential for the continent to develop itself and …

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Boosting STEM Training for African Women: Why Tech-Related Skills Are Key to the Continent’s Progress

Around the globe, young women are discovering new opportunities in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields through community training programs. However, the skills gap between men and women is still wide. As the world becomes more reliant on a digital tech economy, African women’s lack of technical skills is undermining their capacity to achieve their economic potential and boost the prosperity of their communities. But though this reality is discouraging, both for African women and the continent’s—and eventually the world’s—economy, it …

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Africa is the Next Big Skills Market – But the Youth Needs Education and Opportunities

Africa is the next big skills market – but youth need education and opportunities. The developing entrepreneurial movement among African youth is being increasingly recognised. Providing meaningful training and job opportunities for them can improve the quality of life of all the continent’s citizens, and counter poverty and illiteracy rates. According to the World Bank, there will be a 70% rise in Africa’s working population (ages 15 to 64) between 2015 and 2035. The 15- to 24-year-old age group is …

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Rethinking Nutrition: Tolulope Aina’s Journey of Revolutionizing Agriculture

About Tolulope Aina Choosing Agriculture Journey in the Patriarchal World Advice to Young Leaders Tolulope Aina talks about her remarkable journey of transforming agriculture and the way people look at nutrition through Tolulope Foods and Agro Learn. I grew up in the city of Lagos in Nigeria and I was an only child before my younger brother came along. That experience reflected in my personality and made me an introvert with a penchant for responsibility. When I was in high school …

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