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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 026: Coding to Change the World and Impact Lives with Regina Honu of Soronko Academy

PIP 026: Coding to Change the World and Impact Lives with Regina Honu of Soronko Academy
In this episode of your favorite motivational Personal Innovation Podcast, I had an interesting conversation with Regina Honu on how she is teaching Coding to change the world and impact lives. Regina is the CEO of Soronko Solutions. She just opened the first coding and human centered design school for children and young adults called Soronko Academy. She was recently interviewed by Bishop TD Jakes, awarded the 2017 Northwestern University Buffet Institute for Emerging Global Leaders Award and awarded by Coca Cola in the Coca Cola young achievers award as one of the big six and a leader in technology.   She was also unveiled as the 2016 Vlisco Brand Ambassador. She won Startup Entrepreneur of the year and Soronko Solutions won Social Start-up of the year for 2016 at the Ghana Startup Awards. She was featured on CNN as one the 12 inspirational women who rock STEM (Science, Technology,... Read More