The 100 most influential young Africans list is an annual publication curated to recognize young Africans for their continued efforts to move the continent of Africa forward.
The publication is powered by Avance Media and Africa Youth Awards and recognizes selfless sacrifice and spirited leadership across multiple disciplines ranging from Business and Entertainment to Leadership and Civil Society, Law and Governance.
The 2020 – 100 list features 49 females and 51 males representing a total of 29 African countries.
10 young Ghanaians have been listed in this year’s publication. Amongst them are Yawa Hansen Quao of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Community and Gregory Rockson of mPharma.
The list also features 7 young government leaders from across the continent including Angola’s Finance minister, Vera Esperanca Dos Santos and Rwanda’s ICT minister Paula Ingabire.
Lead For Ghana is proud to celebrate and congratulate its CEO, Daniel Dotse, for being nominated and selected as part of the 5th publication of the 100 most influential young people in Africa.
Daniel Dotse co-founded Lead For Ghana in 2015 to address the widening educational inequity gap in the country whilst raising the next generation of ethical leaders in business, governance, industry and all other facets of society.
Through sheer determination, hard work and leveraging the right circle of influencers and champions, Lead For Ghana has sustained efforts at reaching an ambitious goal of ensuring that every child in Ghana has access to an excellent education by the year 2050.
Speaking on the award, Daniel expressed gratitude for the honour done to him.
He stated that “…the biggest advantage Africa has is its youth and ensuring access to an excellent education for every child is our first and most fundamental step to securing better outcomes for the continent.”
He encouraged young entrepreneurs to keep doing their best work and to think innovatively, about essential partnerships for accelerating Africa’s growth goals across all sectors.
Daniel was recognized for his efforts in the area of Academia and Personal Development alongside Satta Sheriff, Executive Director of Youth in Action for Peace and Empowerment, Tumi Sole, founder of Country Duty and Ngombe Tamaris of Entre Elles Collectif.
Lead For Ghana is a movement of solution-driven leaders expanding educational opportunity to all children in Ghana.