Jan. 20, 2021

EP 76 Prince Adu-Appiah – Founder and CEO, 1 Billion Africa (Ghana)

EP 76 Prince Adu-Appiah – Founder and CEO, 1 Billion Africa (Ghana)

with Allison K. Summers


For this episode, we headed to Ghana to speak on social entrepreneurism with the Founder and CEO of 1 Billion Africa, Prince Adu-Appiah.

Prince shares his vision of ‘Turning problems into projects’ and how he approached developing a movement whose projects and activities have impacted over 12,500 Africans, with the majority being youth, women and children. We discuss his love of leadership, his tech background, his start up story, branding, marketing and how he activated a base of supporters, donors, and leaders. We also discuss leadership principles and what it means to inspire Africa’s Youth to find problems in their communities and to turn them into projects.

Prince Adu-Appiah is a social entrepreneur, a thought leader, a development worker, and a tech consultant whose passion is to help eradicate poverty in Africa and to raise young leaders. He is the Founder and CEO of 1Billion Africa (www.1billionafrica.org). His work has attracted honors and recognitions both locally and globally including; receiving the JCI 2015 Top 10 Outstanding Young Persons in Ghana Award, recognized as part of JCI World's 2015 Top 20 Outstanding Young Persons in the World, recognized in 2015 Top 30 Under 30 Future of Ghana young talents in Ghana, recipient of Unsung Hero People of Distinction Humanitarian Award, USA, and listed in Leadership Expert Gordon Tredgold's 2014 TOP 10 F.A.S.T Leaders list. Prince is a 2-time TEDx Speaker, a 2017 Kumvana Fellow, a 2016 Brightest Young Minds alumnus, an Ashoka Changemakers Scholar, and an Associate Fellow at the Royal Commonwealth Society. He holds a Master of Arts degree from the University of Ghana Business School in Organizational Leadership & Corporate Governance. 

Connect with Prince on LinkedIn at: www.linkedin.com/in/princeaduappiah or via social media: 

Facebook: www.facebook.com/princeaappiah 

Twitter: www.twitter.com/princeaappiah 

Instagram: www.instagram.com/princeaappiah 

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