With limited access to resources and finances, Sesinam developed an ingenious system that allowed ambulance services to quickly and easily locate people living in remote areas of Ghana.
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From his passion for STEM education to his drive for innovation, Dr. Weerapong Prasongchean has a long and extensive list of social initiatives under his belt.
Dr Yan Ki Lee is the recipient of a UK-China Fellow for Excellence Award after dedicating her career to improving people’s lives through tapping into their problem-solving creativity.
Amna Zamir is the first female civil judge in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of northern Pakistan.
Maupe is now a presenter on Sunrise Daily, one of Nigeria’s most-watched news and current affairs programmes, broadcasting to thousands of viewers every weekday morning.
Allison’s business Rebellion Photonics was named Wall Street Journal’s Start-up of the Year.
Gbolahan was one of the founders of the online retail business, Jumia, the first African company to be named Best New Retail Launch in the World Retail Awards. Gbolahan also owns several other businesses, including a road repair company, a speaker booking agency, and Nigeria’s leading online supermarket, Supermarket.ng.
Dun is the founder of the online and app-based learning platform 17zuoye.com (‘Homework Together’), which helps more than 15 million school students in China with their schoolwork and achieve better grades.
Nishad and his fellow students started a successful career in film by scooping a medal for their short film Border Patrol in the Foreign Film category of the 2014 Student Academy Awards of the Oscars.
Patricia is a now a Global Health Ambassador and strategic advisor to government ministries, businesses, NGOs, UN agencies and academic institutions around the world.
Chika Chukwumerije won an olympic bronze medal for taekwondo at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, and now uses his experience in sports to support the development of young people across Nigeria.
Ria is the founder of Make Love Not Scars, an organisation that actively supports survivors of acid attacks and campaigns to raise awareness of the issue.