Are we the turning point generation?

May 17, 2014

Chude broke into national consciousness with his inspiring work at The Future Project. Since then, he has revealed other sides of his brilliance through his role in starting the Enough is Enough Nigeria coalition; establishing a media brand that sits pretty across traditional and new media spaces; extending the frontiers of The Future Project beyond Nigeria; and helping to shape national conversation with the power of his writing – on even controversial issues. With “Are we the turning point generation?”, Chude has wrapped his brilliance in timelessness and it is a gift I am personally grateful for. As he does when speaking, Chude’s words in “Are we the turning point generation?” will challenge readers to answer the central question in the affirmative – and hopefully inspire action.

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Chude Jideonwo

Named by Forbes as one of Africa’s 30 best entrepreneurs under 30, Chude Jideonwo’s career is centred on using the media as an active tool to galvanise a generation of Africans to action. He is Managing Partner of RedMedia Africa, owners of The Future Africa Awards Africa & Summit, Y! Africa, and YNaija.com; and founding Executive Director of The Future Project, which empowers young people across Africa through leadership and enterprise. In 2010, he convened friends and colleagues to hold the historic EnoughisEnough protests and co-founded EnoughisEnough Nigeria, which has become the country’s foremost good governance group for young Nigerians. A lawyer and award-winning journalist, he has a Master’s Degree in Media and Communication from the Pan-African University. He is a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum and sits on the boards of the Oando Foundation and Micosoft4Afrika.

May 17, 2014


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