The Global Shapers Calabar Hub is pleased to announce its Meet the Leader Session for the Month of February 2016. The Meet the Leader session is the hub’s outreach activity to Industry and World leaders across the different sectors of the economy to further collaborations between the hub and the Industry & World leaders. These sessions offer one-on- one mentoring, constructive dialogue and a shared value of learning which transcends the hour-long session.
The guest for the February Edition of the Meet the Leader Session is the Queen of Media, Wana Udobang, popularly known as (@Misswanawana ).
Wana Udobang is a Journalist, broadcaster, writer, poet, performer, filmmaker and model. She bagged a First Class in Journalism at University for the Creative Arts, Surrey, England, and worked as a freelance producer the BBC World Service.
After a successful 6 year long career at inspiration FM as a co- host of Sharing Life Issues with Dan Foster, she left to co-founded the Africa Arts Forum- a new platform for discourse on matters that concerns artists, curators, collectors, the government, art and culture managers, and others that are involved in art in Africa.
Wana Udobong is a member of Alliances for Africa(a women and human rights organization), the Nigerian Feminist Forum and 1k4Cancer initiative, a fundraising platform with the aim of raising funds to assist impoverished cancer patients with their treatment.
To register for the event, visit: http://bit.ly/calabarhubmtl (Limited Spaces Available)
About Global Shapers Calabar Hub
The Global Shapers Community is a network of city-based Hubs developed and led by young leaders between 20 and 30 years old who are exceptional in their potential, their achievements and their drive to make a contribution to their communities.
Shapers are highly motivated individuals who have a great potential for future leadership roles in society. They are selected on the basis of their achievements, leadership potential, and commitment to make a difference. Through the Global Shapers Community, Shapers are provided with opportunities to connect with the worldwide network of Global Shapers, to network with other World Economic Forum communities, and to represent the voice of youth at World Economic Forum events.
Shapers are united by a common desire to channel the members’ tremendous energy and enthusiasm into building a more peaceful and inclusive world. With a global membership strength of over 5,500 shapers representing 454 hubs, the Global Shapers community presents the opportunity for collective action on development issues driven at the community level.
The Calabar Hub is one of the hubs in Nigeria, other hubs in the country include Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Uyo, Port-Harcourt and Ibadan Hubs.