35 young Africans aged 18 to 35 with outstanding achievements in their communities represent the winners of the Africa 35.35 Awards, which are awarded annually to celebrate the excellence of African youth and the Afro-diaspora.
A prestigious awards ceremony will be held on 25 November 2019 in Accra, Ghana to award each Laureate and unveil the “Young African of the Year” super prize.
Gambia is being well represented by his distinguished son Modou Njie and his honorable daughter Mansata Kurang.
In his amazing work, Modou Njie is building the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Gambia. Grind Banjul is part of a network belonging to the largest independent community of startups. Startup Grind actively develops, inspires and connects more than 1,500,000 entrepreneurs and develops startup ecosystems in 125 countries through events, media and partnerships with organizations such as Google for Startups. In Gambia, his team of 11 people has supported more than 1,100 beneficiaries who aspire to embrace entrepreneurship.
More about the nomination and laureates at www.africa3535.com/2019-en