On 25 May Africa Day 2017, the We Will Lead Africa team launched their first collection – capturing the inspirational stories of 30 everyday African leaders who are doing work that is having an impact for the change and transformation of the continent.

Volume 1 speaks to action and practice. It gathers the stories of those who have a deep interest in or connection to Africa, and have been stirred to action that is making a difference; stories about leadership in and for Africa.

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The stories in this volume cover a range of industries and topics for Africa’s advancement including:

  • Eight on Literacy and Education –
  • Eight on Social Entrepreneurship, Change and Policy –
  • Five on Arts and Culture –
  • Four on Healthcare and Wellness  
  • Four on Media and Communications
  • One on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)

Thank you to each of the contributors who make up this collective story of leadership across Africa:

Adewale Ajadi

Chuma Asuzu

Bolanle Austen-Peters

Ajarat Bada

Toks Bakare

Liza Bel

Lue-Rachelle Brim-Atkins

Veronica Fynn Bruey

Chinezi Chijoke

Mina Girgis

Pablo Imani

Elizabeth Mujawamaliya Johnson

Ricardo Pinto Jorge

Mimi Kalinda

Adeline Sede Kamga

Robert Kalyesubula

Franck Kié

Chris Mulenga

Mwalimu Musheshe

Sal Muthayan

Daphne Nederhorst

Cecil Nutakor

Chinyere Nwabugwu

Ndidi Nwuneli

Simon Okelo

Nereya Otieno

Yeniva Sisay-Sogbeh

Julian Spezzati

Modupe Taylor-Pearce

Fatou Wurie