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PIP 032: How becoming Homeless and being Home schooled ignited Rya Kuewor’s Passion and Career.

PIP 032: How becoming Homeless and being Home schooled ignited Rya Kuewor’s Passion and Career.
In this episode of your motivational Personal Innovation Podcast, I had a very insightful chat with Rya Kuewor. Since childhood Rya dreamt of becoming a medical practitioner but this changed when he became homeless and had to beg for food and do menial jobs to survive. Today, Rya is a refugee education and integration consultant with 6 years of working in higher and marginalised education in Ghana, Mali, and Burkina Faso, Singapore, and Kenya, and 4 years of working on refugee education with a special focus on societal integration. His passion for refugees stems from him having been homeless once, and never having been formally educated. Rya speaks 9 local and International languages, is a TEDx Speaker, and is a Fellow of the Amani Institute. He has worked as a consultant for the Ghana Refugee Board through the Open University of West Africa, and also with a mobile education company... Read More

PIP 027: Combining Mixed Passions and Skill Sets to Shape Africa with Gameli Adzaho

PIP 027: Combining Mixed Passions and Skill Sets to Shape Africa with Gameli Adzaho
In this episode of the motivational Personal Innovation podcast, I had chat with Gameli Adzaho  who believes that we all can combine different skill sets and mixed passions to leave a dent on the universe. He advocates for a practical approach to learning, critical thinking and solving problems with the tools that are available today. Gameli Adzaho is a public health professional and STEM educator focused on 'shaping Africa and shaping youth'. Gameli holds a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Ghana and MSc in Environment and Human Health from the University of Exeter, where he was a Tullow Group Scholar. Prior to his masters he was a science teacher at Keta Senior High Technical School where he taught chemistry and integrated science. There he initiated projects to build the capacity of students and teachers in the school and beyond. He currently works in the public health space in... Read More