TEDGlobal 2007: Session 12: Fred Swaniker

Fred was invited onto the TED stage for another 3 minute slot…renaissance, steam revolution, information age: pc, mobile and Internet. President Thabo Mbeki proclaimed the African Renaissance. The African Leadership Academy was launched. Goal is to become more systematic and being proactive about bringing about peace and prosperity. Young people from all 54 countries in Africa who have the potential to change Africa. Bring them together and four 2 years. In 50 years about 6,000 leaders will have been developed. Ended up with a short video clip to show the reality of young people and their perceived negative future.

 

Author: RJ Thomas

RJ Thomas is an International Relationship Builder. He was born in South Africa, and moved to China in 2013.