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DATE: Thursday 3rd March 2016

TIME: 18:00 – 21:00 GMT
(networking reception 18:00-18:45)

LOCATION: Greater London Authority, City Hall, The Queens Walk, London, SE1 2AA, UK

The Future of Ghana Forum is Me Firi Ghana’s annual Ghana Independence celebratory event.

Taking place at London City Hall – one of London’s most prestige venues – the event will also mark the release of the 2016 Edition of The Future of Ghana Publication and launch of the Me Firi Ghana Members Network

REGISTER TO ATTEND TODAY: Click Here

WHY ATTEND?

It’s an opportunity to MEET likeminded young creative professionals.

It’s an opportunity to UNDERSTAND how to INVEST and CONNECT with Ghana’s development.

It’s an opportunity not to be missed…

KEY NOTE SPEAKER:

Ghana High Commissioner UK & Ireland:
His Excellency Ambassador Victor Emmanuel Smith

PANEL DISCUSSION WITH AUDIENCE Q & A

GOVERNANCE: Changing the levers of accountability – The role of young Diaspora

PANEL:

 Romeo Effs: CEO of Aspyre Group

Nike Awoyinka: Head of International Development at Ravensbourne

James Barnor: Ghana’s first photojournalist and the Future of Ghana Patron

 

OUR REAL ESTATE EVENT PARTNER:

Appolonia – City of Light – www.appolonia.com.gh

MEDIA PARTNER:
The event’s being filmed live and will be screened on Sunday 6th March on ABN TV, Sky Channel 290 

PRESS/MEDIA ENQUIRES:
Email: Ben Anim-Antwi – bantwi@mefirighana.com

FOG 2016: Nominate a Pioneering Young Ghanaian Today!

The publication recognises the Top 30 under 30 pioneering Ghanaian youth from around the world, whilst also featuring forward thinking articles highlighting key industries, innovators and organisations vision for Ghana and Africa.

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MAKE YOUR NOMINATION TODAY: CLICK HERE

 

WHY THE FUTURE OF GHANA PUBLICATION?

We believe the publication will act as a catalyst to encourage greater youth participation with the development of Ghana.

We aim to produce a positive visual resource promoting Ghana whilst also using the publication as a point of inspiration for youth to showcase relatable role models excelling in a variety of industries globally.

The publication launches annually on Ghana Independence day to amplify a forward thinking narrative about the Future of Ghana, showcasing positivity whilst creating platforms to discuss solutions to specific issues the Ghanaian community face in Ghana and the Diaspora.


NOMINATION CRITERIA:

1. Aged 30 years or younger (as of 6th March 2016)

2. Be Ghanaian (born in Ghana or Ghanaian through birth, via a parent(s) or grandparent(s))

3. Please use the following characteristics as a guide when explaining your reasons for nomination:

  • MotivationalSomeone who helps to get the best out of others and themselves
  • VisionarySomeone who has a desired future outlook of a product or service they wish to or are a part of providing
  • AmbitiousSomeone whose demonstrated the will to succeed and/or shown a willingness to learn, especially from failures
  • Role ModelSomeone people look up to. A person who inspires others as a result of something they have done or are doing
  • Social Influence/ImpactSomeone who as a result of what they do/have done, have a positive of influence within a community
  • Communication Skills: Someone who demonstrates their ability to listens to others and as a result helps find solutions to problems for individuals/groups & communities

4. If a nominee was selected as one of the Top 30 Under 30 in 2015, as per the Future of Ghana constitution, they are not eligible for review and cannot be featured as one of Ghana’s Top 30 Under 30 Pioneer’s for the subsequent five [5] years; in this instance, not until 2019.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs):

Q. Can I nominate myself?

A. Yes you can, as long as you fit within the eligability criteria detailed 


Q. 
Do nominees have to be based in Ghana?

A. No, this is a global search for young Ghanaian talent. We welcome nominations from anywhere in the world, as

long as the nominee fits within the eligability criteria detailed 
Q. Can I nominate more than one person?

A. Yes, but all nominations will have to be made seperatly
Q. How are the Top 30 Under 30 selected?

A. 

Stage 1:

  • An independent committee is be responsible for scoring (from 1-10, according to Nomination Characteristics and the content of the nominators descritption of the nominee within the nomination form), reviewing and sifting all nomination entrants

Stage 2:

  • The shortlisted candidates are informed and groups of shortlisted candidates are equally distributed to the FOG Judges (nominations are presented without nominates name) for the FOG Judges to initial independently review and score candidates (scoring from 1-10 according to Nomination Characteristics and the content of the nominators descritption of the nominee within the nomination form) whereby the FOG Judges will score and select their top 7 candidates from their group

Stage 3:

  • The FOG Judges come together to feedback their group of Nominees scores and as a collective group the FOG Judges will conclude by jointly selecting the Top 30 Under 30 Pioneers

Stage 4:

  • The Publication and annoucement of Ghana’s Top 30 Under 30 2016 Pioneers is officially released on Ghana Independence day on March 6th 2016