1. Africa’s youth are the continent’s biggest demographic and asset, but their voices are represented at the highest decision-making tables. Youth At The Table Ghana's inaugural mentorship conference connected 130 university-aged delegates from across Ghana to engage with industry leaders and learn about current global career trends, paths, and opportunities to encourage youth participation in the country and the world’s development agenda. The event was viewed by
more than 50 000 people online.
2. How do you put emerging artists on the global stage and markets while ensuring they have local audiences? Rele Arts Foundation’s Young Contemporaries 2021/2022 programme hosted a two-week mentorship workshop to connect 30 emerging artists with industry leaders, curators, and gallerists. Six artists from the boot camp took part in the Young Contemporaries 2022 exhibition. The exhibition was attended by 2,500 people and viewed by
more than 10,000 people online. The artwork sold out, and 100% of the proceeds went to the artists.
3. Diverse media representation leads to diverse representation. HEVA Fund’s Ascend Program set up a cohort of 15 young women, queer, trans and gender non-conforming media practitioners with capacity building, consulting, networking, skills building and guidance to enable diverse media representation. Participants were also mentored on the business of
4. Tune into Adele Onyango’s Legally Clueless podcast to find out what young Kenyans in Nairobi, Nakuru, Mombasa and Kisumu have to say about innovation, creativity, identity, and how they view Africa. The series has 266,247 views on YouTube and 168,970 audio episode streams.