Game changers Peace Hyde and Uche Pedro shortlisted by the World Economic Forum as a 2023 Young Global Leader

March 15, 2023
37 Views

Every year, the Forum of Young Global Leaders identifies the world’s most promising leaders under 40. This year, in keeping with the tradition, the world economic forum has announced the Class of 2023 into this prestigious community of outstanding people addressing the world’s most pressing problems and driving innovation for positive change across civil society, the arts, culture, government and business.

Ghanaian Media maven Peace Hyde has been selected to join this global community of gamechangers, disruptors and visionaries who are leading their countries and serving their communities and launching ground breaking initiatives inspiring new waves of social change.

Peace Hyde who has achieved many ground-breaking firsts including securing the first ever Netflix Unscripted Original for Africa with the hit reality tv series, Young, Famous and African, which has been renewed for multiple seasons, also doubles as the West Africa correspondent and head of digital media and partnerships for Forbes Africa as well as an award-winning producer.

Her journalistic work has won her the prestigious Sanlam award for excellence in Financial Journalism as well as a winner of four prestigious film festival awards including the Los Angeles Film Festival and the UK Top Shorts Film Festival for her documentary “Inside Nigeria’s push to end police Brutality” for Vice News.

Speaking at the announcement today, the head of the forum of Young Global Leaders, Wadia Ait Hamza said, “The aim of the forum is to create a proactive multi stakeholder community of the world’s most dynamic and innovative leaders to inform decision making and mobilise transformation. This year’s class is no different as it is packed with brilliant minds and passionate leaders from business, civil society and academia”

An education activist, Peace Hyde is also the founder of education non-profit Aim Higher Africa which is an initiative designed to empower impoverished children and young adults with skills and tools to help them create long lasting and sustainable opportunities that will transform their communities for the better. The charity drives skills training and entrepreneurship initiatives across Ghana and Nigeria.

Among her many achievements, Peace was also shortlisted as an Obama Foundation leader, an initiative launched by US president Barrack Obama which selected from a rigorous vetting process only 20 leaders from a group of 35,000 leaders across the African continent who are impacting Africa.

Joining her on the list is leading media entrepreneur Uche Pedro, Founder of Bella Naija as well as Margaret Zhang, Editor-In-Chief, Vogue China.

Over the next three years, the Class of 2023 will convene to identify innovative solutions and champion ways to scale up and accelerate each other’s impact. From Harvard Business School to Davos, the Young Global Leaders are going to be engaged on several stakeholder levels to help provide solutions to some of the worlds pressing issues.

You may be interested

Chukwuemeka Will Prove His Worth At Chelsea Next Season –Madueke
Sports
5 views
Sports
5 views

Chukwuemeka Will Prove His Worth At Chelsea Next Season –Madueke

Webby - June 20, 2024

Chelsea winger Noni Madueke believes Camey Chukwuemeka will prove his worth next season in the Premier League.Madueke made this known…

Sports
2 views

12 Schools Battle For Honours In Milo Basketball Championship Finals

Webby - June 20, 2024

12 Schools will battle for honours in the 24th edition of the Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship.Six teams made into…

Euro 2024: Rashford, Grealish Omission Didn’t Surprise Me –Ten Hag
Sports
5 views
Sports
5 views

Euro 2024: Rashford, Grealish Omission Didn’t Surprise Me –Ten Hag

Webby - June 17, 2024

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag has disclosed that he was not surprised that the duo of Marcus Rashford and…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.