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Glocal Citizens

165 EpisodesProduced by Florence AduWebsite

Do you dream about “doing something” abroad? Then consider Glocal Citizens required listening in the due diligence, trusted advisor and inspiration department. In each episode, your host, Florence Adu visits with dynamic diasporans making local and global impact designing and applying their craft. … read more


Episode 128: Rooting Youth Aspirations in Imagination with Eddie Mensah

Greetings Glocal Citizens!

This week on the program we're daring to imagine a world where justice prevails and particularly where the aspirations of young athletes in Africa is concerned. My guest, Eddie Mensah, is the Managing Director of Right to Dream Academy in Ghana. Born and raised in Ghana, at 16 he received a scholarship to attend boarding school in Canada where he earned an IB diploma. He later moved to the United States to attend university at Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania where he was a varsity athlete as a member of the soccer/football team. Passionate about education, he has been in various academic positions for the last 25 years. Prior to joining Right to Dream, he was the Head of School at Charlotte Prep School in North Carolina. Eddie holds a masters degree in Education Leadership from the university of Pennsylvania and certificate in School Management and Leadership from Harvard University.

Eddie's work with young people truly shines a light on a the fruits of a purpose-driven career. Listen and learn more about how he sees choosing purpose over profit as a necessary walk in life's journey.

Where to find Eddie?
On LinkedIn
On YouTube

What's Eddie watching?
Abbott Elementary

What's Eddie reading?
The Quran In English

Other topics of interest:
About Nyakrom, Ghana
About Tema, Ghana
United World Colleges
Stepping Stone Scholars
Global Livability Index

Special Guest: Eddie Mensah.

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