Opara Jacob

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Opara Jacob

Opara Jacob

Opara Jacob is the youthhubafrica correspondent for Kenya. He is a Mechanical Engineering graduate of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology  (JKUAT) and a Community Development Entrepreneur who also doubles up as a professional content and academic writer. Among his notable writing works include the 2010 Award Winning Coffee Table Book profiling High achieving men in Kenya called “Life Journeys – Scaling the Heights: A Conversation with High Achieving Men in Kenya” published by Footprint Press of HDP Africa. He has also worked with different writing firms within and without Kenya working as an editor of Academia College and Dilsmart Writers. He is also a passionate and highly opinionated leader having been involved in both political and Spiritual leadership throughout his Campus life in JKUAT and is currently working on his masters program in International Journalism Program. He is also involved in community development where he has set up a community empowerment center in his rural area of an ICT hub where he seeks to enhance the  locals’ computer literacy to increase their competitiveness and chances of employment for self reliance. Opara is also an ardent soccer fan and a professional chess player having represented his school in regional chess tournament in 2010.

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Rotimi Olawale, co-founder of youthhubafrica.org is a youth development expert. For more than six years he has been involved in leading youth advocacy efforts mainly around the Millennium Development Goals. In 2006, he represented Nigeria as a youth ambassador at the United Nations Global Youth Leadership Summit held at the UN Headquarters in New York. Rotimi has held several global leadership positions including; member, UNFPA Global Youth Advisory Panel for 2 years; member, African Youth Panel. Rotimi is currently involved in shaping local, national and global policies to benefit youth and also leverage opportunities for young people. He was listed by the Nigerian government as one of 15 Nigerian youth on the world stage in 2008.
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