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I booked a Highlander Jeep to Speak at a seminar, no body showed up. See how I reacted

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Ordinarily, I wouldn't want to waste a muscle on this, but let's talk about it. I feel bored. 😁. A couple of a few weeks ago, I was invited to give a lecture at a young people's business seminar, held somewhere in Nigeria, West Africa. I was given a time to come up on stage to speak, so I arrived the venue in a Highlander Jeep, just about 5minutes before my speech time.  (Werey! 🙄. Yes I had to include the Highlander Jeep part. We all deserve pampering, don't we😅😂). Anyway, it was an Uber Highlander Jeep I booked (For a deliberate purpose) oya drop the blood pressure. We still trek together 😅😅😂. Happy? So... On getting to the venue, the proposed seminar hall was still locked. What? Ah! 🙆‍♀️. I called this guy who have been disturbing me and telling me how they need me to give a lecture at the Seminar and how they anticipate a great impact after my speech.  Apparently, someone had talked so highly of me to them. Ok oh! Oga said he was on his way and asked someone

Music In Africa Live Capacity-building Grants 2022 (up to €10,000) The Music In Africa Live Capacity-building

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The Music In Africa Live Capacity-building Grants 2022 is now accepting applications. MIAL was founded by the Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF) in collaboration with the German Federal Foreign Office, Siemens Stiftung, and Goethe-Institut in 2020 as a three-year effort to help the African music ecosystem during the COVID-19 epidemic. There are three categories of grants: Showcase grants  will be used to fund the creation of high-quality digital live performances, with a focus on professional productions that provide actual visibility, prospective export options, and additional chances for participants in general (musicians and audiences). Grants for capacity development  support digital programs that create vital skills for music professionals to negotiate the industry’s new difficulties and transitions, particularly those brought on by the epidemic. Grants for Music Advocacy  fund initiatives that use relevant information to advocate for the rights of musicians. It gives musicians who

WeXchange Women STEMpreneurs Competition 2022 for Latin America and the Caribbean

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Deadline: April 8, 2022 •| We are glad to announce that applications are now officially open for the WeXchange Women STEMpreneurs Competition 2022.  This year's competition seeks to single out some of the the most inventive and unique women entrepreneurs in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) from within Latin America and the Caribbean, and link them with potential opportunities of access to financing. If you are a woman, and a Co-Founder, or even part of the core leadership team (C-level) of a new business or startup that is actively raising capital from pre-Seed to Series B, apply and be one of the 15 selected startups that will pitch in Miami to investors from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, United States among other international VC funds on May 24, during “WeXchange: Connecting STEMpreneurs women with investors”. This event will take place in the context of the VC Latam Summit, that brings together the most relevant investors of the venture capital in

Call for Startups to Pitch Live at the 2022 Africa Startup Summit in Nairobi | Wakanda Opportunities

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  Deadline: January 30, 2022 Looking for funding, or the right partner to help your venture scale? Want to showcase your solution to the top investors, corporates, innovators and advisors in Africa and beyond? Applications are open to African tech start-ups hoping to pitch live on stage at the Africa Startup Summit 2022 in Nairobi. The Africa Startup Summit is part of the fourth edition of the Africa Tech Summit which will take place in Nairobi from February 23-24, 2022 bringing together tech industry leaders from across the region. The two-day event will continue to showcase Africa’s rapidly moving startup ecosystem and entrepreneurial talent while bringing together tech leaders from the African ecosystem and international players. Benefits Ten startups will be selected to present their companies solution and overall ask on stage to an audience of 500+ leaders in the African tech ecosystem that include investors, corporates, accelerators, and media. Eligibility Startups must be Africa

United Nations Graduate Study Program (GSP) 2022 | Opportunity Desk

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  Deadline: March 11, 2022 Applications are open for the United Nations Graduate Study Program (GSP) 2022. The Graduate Study Program (GSP) at UN Geneva is the longest-running educational program of the United Nations, now in its 60th year. Over the past six decades, the GSP has brought together and trained several thousand young people from over 100 countries on all continents. This two-week long summer seminar provides an opportunity for participants to deepen their understanding of the United Nations and International Geneva through first-hand observations, lectures, research, and visits to Geneva-based institutions. The jubilee 60th Graduate Study Program will be held at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, from Monday, 4 July until Friday, 15 July 2022. It will consist of lectures given by representatives of the United Nations and other Geneva-based international organizations, visits to institutions, and daily work in groups under the guidance of moderators. The theme o