Social media giant Facebook has named the 116 people from across the globe who will be joining the Facebook Community Leadership Program. The program was announced in February, and Facebook said it received over 6,000 applications from around the world.
The judging panel was made up of a wide range of professionals, including Facebook’s stuff and community experts from around the world. Each application was reviewed to identify Facebook Group Leaders with strong, clear, and commitment to the visions of their respective communities.
Of the 116 leaders announced by Facebook, 11 are from Africa, and they are as follows:
|Gabriel Hoosain Khan – LGBTI Community, Human Right (South Africa)|
|Nadine Maselle – Salt River High Tutoring (South Africa)|
|Lusanda Magwape – Dream Factory Foundation (South Africa)|
|Anike Lawal – Mamalette (Nigeria)|
|Savio Lule Mark – The Youth Hub Uganda (Uganda)|
|Mamadou Sy, Docteur Nakamaou (Senegal)|
|Felista Wangari – 53-Week Savings Challenge|
|Caroline Kihusa – Still A Mum (Kenya)|
|Truphosah Mona – Women and Realities of Disability Society (Kenya)|
|Asha Mweru – #WomenWorkKE (Kenya)|
|Pamellah Oduor – Let’s Cook Kenyan Meals (Kenya)|
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