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Leadership and the Future of Africa



yaya barry

Environmentalist, Journalist and Activist

Jaime Yaya Barry is currently Director of Environmental Projects for Le Korsa, an NGO that works with doctors, teachers, community leaders, artists, and students to improve human lives with programs on environment, art, health, education, and agriculture in Senegal. Previously, he worked as a journalist across West Africa, covering migration, social and political issues, and climate change for The New York Times, as well as the Ebola outbreak for PBS, BBC, and Vice. He is also the founder of the Environmental Care Grant, a nibble initiative supporting schools and youth groups to implement environmental related projects in rural communities in Sierra Leone. 

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Dr kadijatu


Psychologist, Speaker, Author and Entrepreneur 

Kadijatu is a committed counsellor possessing a broad range of experience in delivering comprehensive case management to clients and or in programs. Accomplished at fostering meaningful relationships and developing effective short-term and long-term plans to achieve client goals. Mission-oriented successful in developing robust youth ministry programs and serving as a positive role model. Highly accomplished in helping youth strengthen the relationship with God and providing growth opportunities. With more than 10 years of work experience in mental health, social services and criminal justice fields. Kadikatu is extensively trained in
diagnosis and treatment of personality disorders.

As a professional counsellor, she has more than 8 years of experience helping people through mental challenges and making life-changing decisions

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