Founder of AWP Network Honored by the Council of Young African Leaders

The Council of Young African Leaders (CYAL) hosted its 5th annual CUNY Young African Leadership Symposium (YALS) at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan, New York, November 6 – 7, 2015. This year’s theme, Transforming Africa through Partnerships, focused on the importance of public-private partnerships and explored ways the African diaspora can continue to engage with the Continent in the areas of development.

At the event, Mary Olushoga – Founder of the AWP Network was honored along side MacDella Cooper  CEO of MacDella Cooper Foundation, Bisila Bokoko – Entrepreneur and Wale Ajibade –  Executive Director of African Views Organization. 

CYAL partnered with the CUNY University Student Senate to provide a platform for African youths to lead the way in formulating Africa’s solutions.




Photo credit: Charly Buxx



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