As a Frank 5 Fellow of the Aydelotte Foundation , I was asked to host an event that would introduce people to liberal arts. I chose to do so through dinner and conversation with local Ghanaians and those from the Diaspora in the spirit of community and partnership, liberal arts values that I hold dear. This post is a rundown on why my alma mater, Swarthmore, means so much to me and why I decided to host dinner in honor of connecting the continent and the Diaspora for nation building.
What’s motivates young people in the Diaspora to invest in Ghana? Why did some of the young people in the Diaspora invest in Menzgold and what do they think about the ensuing saga? Read more to find out one young man’s response.
What does Ghana’s Year of Return mean? Is it just a call for Ghanaians to come back ? I talk about what I learned at the 1/15/19 press launch of the initiative that commemorates 400 years since the first enslaved African landed in James Town, Virginia.
I talk about whether commitment is the habit of doing a thing or the quality of doing a thing…Think about it this way, is being in a calling your boyfriend every night what makes you committed to your relationship or is it how you feel when you call, no matter how often you do so?