Prince Akpah Chosen as Ghana’s Representative for 2023 SHAPE Africa Conference in South Africa

Prince Akpah, Ghana: The World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community is gearing up to host the SHAPE Africa conference in South Africa, and Ghana will be represented by the distinguished figure, Prince Akpah.

As a prominent advocate in media, public relations, and youth empowerment, Prince Akpah proudly serves as a member of the Global Shapers Dodowa Hub. The highly anticipated event is scheduled to take place from July 28th to July 30th at the esteemed African Leadership Academy.

Empowering African Youth through Technology: Focus of SHAPE Africa

SHAPE Africa is set to explore the theme of “Shaping a Future-Ready African Youth: How to Leverage Technology to Change Outcomes for Young Africans.” As technology and innovation continue to drive growth in African economies, the conference aims to provide a platform for young African leaders to explore innovative ways to use technology for teaching, reskilling, and empowering the youth to address community challenges. The event will feature enlightening discussions and knowledge-sharing sessions led by Global Shapers, with a strong focus on the transformative potential of technology in shaping a brighter future for Africa’s young generation.

Prince Akpah’s Impressive Credentials and Impactful Initiatives

Prince Akpah’s credentials as the founding managing director of Avance Media, a rapidly growing and highly esteemed media, PR, and rating firm in Africa, speak volumes about his commitment to creating relevant and diverse content for the global market. Beyond Avance Media, he has been instrumental in co-founding other impactful initiatives, including the Africa Youth Awards (founded in 2014) and influential rankings like the annual list of 100 Most Influential African Women & 100 Most Influential Young Africans.

Forward-Thinking Leader in Media and Youth Empowerment

With nearly a decade of experience in managing high-impact campaigns and events, Prince Akpah has honed his expertise in public relations, awards, and ratings. His continuous quest for knowledge and his eagerness to stay at the forefront of the latest digital tools and innovations have positioned him as a forward-thinking leader in his field and beyond.

Recognitions and Contributions

Prince’s exceptional contributions to media and youth empowerment have earned him significant recognition. In 2019, he was honored by MIPAD and the United Nations as one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent. In 2018, Future of Ghana recognized him as one of the Top 30 Under 30 Pioneers in Ghana. These accolades are a testament to his significant impact in the realms of media and empowering young people.

Champion of African Youth and Pan-African Movement

Beyond his professional endeavors, Prince Akpah actively contributes to the Pan-African movement, Africans Rising, where he serves as the Collaboration and Engagement Officer. In this role, he collaborates with fellow young Africans to positively transform the narrative of the continent. Additionally, he serves as the engagement coordinator for the African Bitcoin Community, organizing the Africa Bitcoin Conference, the largest gathering of Bitcoin enthusiasts in the region.

Inspiring Change at SHAPE Africa

Prince Akpah’s indomitable spirit and unwavering commitment to making a positive impact truly exemplify the essence of Africa’s youth. As he represents Ghana at SHAPE Africa, he carries with him the aspirations and hopes of his nation and continent, ready to elevate the African flag and inspire fellow young leaders to create lasting change. His active participation at the conference is expected to leave a profound impact on the discussions and outcomes, contributing significantly to the mission of a future-ready African youth.

Source: Avance Media

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