Engaging and Empowering youth


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Player FM과 저희 커뮤니티의 Your Digital Mentor, Christine Boinett, Emmanuela Oppong, Alice Matimba, Mariana Vaz, Catherine Holmes, and Isabela Malta 콘텐츠는 모두 원 저작자에게 속하며 Player FM이 아닌 작가가 저작권을 갖습니다. 오디오는 해당 서버에서 직접 스트리밍 됩니다. 구독 버튼을 눌러 Player FM에서 업데이트 현황을 확인하세요. 혹은 다른 팟캐스트 앱에서 URL을 불러오세요.

Takeaways from today's episode:

  • Building capacity and skills is an effective way to address the vulnerability of young people in Africa, it builds their confidence to thrive.
  • Systemic impact is achieved through policy change, advocacy and investing in the lives of young people who can invest back into their communities.
  • Our niche lies in the ability to take the voices of engaged millennials and address social issues. Young people understanding their place in society, understand they can trigger change.
  • An empowered youth is able to communicate their needs, identify their strengths and showcase their skills and talent through giving back.
  • Mentorship of youth should encompass understanding stakeholders, application of etiquette in the work environment and effective communication with important partners.
  • Remember to speak up, participate, pay it forward.


Global Citizen: https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/gb/

BeyGOOD foundation: https://www.beyonce.com/beygood/

Mentee managing the relationship: https://ementorconnect.com/mentoring-topics-executive-time-management/

Guest information

Chebet Chikumbu is Global Citizen’s Regional Director for Southern and East Africa. Chebet joined the team in 2018 for the execution and delivery of Mandela 100 - the inaugural festival for Global Citizen African on the continent and is currently responsible for leading the Johannesburg-based office and setting its organisational strategy, providing oversight of staff and major activities as well as managing key partnerships within the region

Twitter: @ChebetChikumbu and @GlblCtznAfrica @GlblCtzn

Noxolo Gigaba is a Digital Marketing graduate from Soweto. I was a 2019 BeyGOOD marketing fellow at Global Citizen Africa and currently a marketing coordinator for a healthcare platform called epione.net. I am passionate about the creative industry and passionate about finding ways that I can use my skills and knowledge to positively impact the communities around me while creating good career opportunities for myself.

Twitter: @younique_noxy

Emmanuela Oppong holds a B.S in biomedical engineering from Union College. She is very passionate about global health, education, social justice & youth empowerment; she works to learn more and gets involved through different avenues, including her 2019 Watson Fellowship project on social entrepreneurship & innovation exploring some of these topics.


Editing by Mariana Vaz, https://www.marianacpvaz.com/

Research: Christine Boinett and Emmanuela Oppong

Producers: Christine Boinett (Creator and Executive producer), Emmanuela Oppong (Producer), Alice Matimba (Senior Producer) and Isabela Malta (Producer).

Host: Christine Boinett

Media and Marketing: Catherine Holmes

Music: https://freesound.org/s/477388/


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