The Millennium Declaration, issued in the year 2000 was designed to improve the lives of the world’s citizens and many unprecedented achievements have been made. Nevertheless, extensive poverty, joblessness, and gross inequalities persist, particularly among young people who, at the time, represented some 40 percent of the world’s unemployed. Poverty reduction thus then and now … More The Millennium Declaration and the Global Leadership Coalition
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) , also referred to as Global Goals, are a set of 17 interconnected universal goals adopted by the member nations of the United Nations on 25 September 2015. They were intended to call on all nations to take steps to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy … More What are the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) and Why are They Important?
The Global Leadership Coalition (GLC), in collaboration with its partners, Terry Mante Exchange and The Accra Hub, presents the 2019 Ghana Entrepreneurship Challenge. The GLC requests proposals from young men and women in Ghana between 18 and 29 years of age with ideas for a business or social enterprise in any of the following areas: … More Call for applications: 2019 Ghana Entrepreneurship Challenge
Count down to the 2019 Ghana Entrepreneurship Challenge! Pass the word around to young Ghanaians between the ages of 18 and 29 with innovative ideas that build social or business enterprises that contribute to achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Ghana.
On Sunday, October 16th, following a closely contested virtual pitching session, three young entrepreneurs were selected as the winners of the Global Leadership Coalition’s second annual Caribbean Entrepreneurship Challenge. Marcella Jeremiah and Floyd Thomas, both of Grenada tied for first place and Zaahir Muhammad of Trinidad and Tobago took second place. They emerged from a … More Three Caribbean Young Entrepreneurs Win the Caribbean Entrepreneurship Challenge
On Sunday, October 16th, following a closely contested virtual pitching session, two young entrepreneurs were selected as the winners of the Global Leadership Coalition’s first annual Ghana Entrepreneurship Challenge. David Abaane Adombila took first place, and Judith Attamah placed second as the runner-up. They emerged from a field of 15 who started the internship and vied … More Two Ghanian Young Entrepreneurs Win the Ghana Entrepreneurship Challenge
Raised in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region of Ghana, David Abaane Adombila grew up watching his grandfather raise cattle. As an agriculture student in university, David was inspired to develop the idea of intensification of cattle rearing, a process to reduce the age of maturity in half to increase profitability of the business. After … More David Abaane Adombila – Transforming Cattle
Perpetual Sfarijlani is one of nine Ghanaian entrepreneurs selected to participate in the highly competitive internship of the New York-based Global Leadership Coalition social entrepreneurship accelerator. Raised in the capital city of Accra, Ghana, witnessing child homelessness, prostitution and robbery on a daily basis, Perpetual has developed a powerful resolve to be at the source … More Perpetual Sfarijlani – Transforming Lives Through Fashion Design
Kick off your Memorial Day weekend with a special evening of Caribbean music, food and drinks. Participate in a fifty/fifty raffle and an enticing silent auction while you celebrate the Caribbean. Graciously co-sponsored by Loft 227, this event kicks off our 2016 fundraising to support young entrepreneurs all across the Caribbean as they take on … More Spend an Evening Experiencing Caribbean Culture in New York City – GLC Fundraiser
Greetings young leaders and friends of the Global Leadership Coalition. HAPPY EARTH DAY. On this Earth Day, we invite you to be conscious of the effects of Climate Change on the environment, on your environment. Today some 175 member nations of the UN signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the next steps will … More Earth Day In Action