The American Dream; a national ethos of the United States, the belief that anyone, regardless of where they were born or what class they were born into, can attain their own version of successes in a society where upward mobility is possible for everyone. Studying the history of the United States it is clear to […]Read more "Does the ‘British’ dream exist?"
With the globalisation of our world, it is becoming increasingly difficult for people to be completely unaware of the unfolding major issues arising across the globe. From the Ebola crisis that engulfed sub-Saharan Africa in 2014 to the chokehold of extremist groups in the Middle East, it is without any doubt to see that we […]Read more "Why are social enterprises relevant in the 21st century?"
1. Always Seize Opportunities In one of my quiet moments while I was getting ready to leave Nairobi. I was reminded that it was a google search at the beginning of January 2013 that had led me 7,000 miles across the world. A google search that was motivated by an ambition to seize and take […]Read more "5 lessons from Nairobi"
“Your capacity to shape the world is unmatched.” – Barack Obama, 23rd April 2016. “Obama na win o! Chineke! Obama na win o!” 8 years ago, these were the words that my mum was screaming throughout the house, in the early hours of the morning. While CNN showed the scenes of thousands celebrating; jumping with […]Read more "Thank you Barack."
There are moments in our life that with hindsight we can easily point to and understand the impact they had on us. Be it the first time a parent holds their newborn child. The first time a teacher is able to tap into the hidden potential of one of their most disinterested students. The first time […]Read more "Church Shoes"
Good evening to everyone and I hope you are having a pleasant evening. I think one thing about being part of the Bursary I tend to forget is that I was not always the young man you see standing before you today. I did not grow up in the best circumstances and straining pressures in […]Read more "House of Lords Speech (Transcript)"
In January, the Amos Bursary hosted the Martin Luther King Scholars at the Linklaters Head Office. It was an insightful and inspiring evening as ambitious young people from the UK and across the pond joined together to bring solutions to very pressing questions regarding global justice. I was called to give a speech about the importance of […]Read more "Speech to MLK Scholars (Transcript)"