speaking engagements allow me to share my experiences, present my work, and educate others. This is a selection of such engagements.


Diaspora Talks (Episode 1)


As part of the Diaspora Talks Podcast series run by the Renaissance for Excellence Initiative, I sat down with Evaewero French to discuss the state of the African continent, identify some of the problems plaguing the continent with a focus on how they can be resolved, express hopes for her future, and the role of the African diaspora in realizing these hopes. You may need iTunes to listen to this podcast. If you don’t have it, you can download it for free here.


The Role of Research and Data in Effective Public Management


As part of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) 10th Anniversary Summit, “Ten Plus Ten: YALI and United States Look Back, and Ahead, Together”, I was invited by the U.S. Department of State to speak as a panelist discussing The Role of Research and Data in Effective Public Management.


Call to rebase Cameroon’s GDP

Following the publication of my article calling for a rebasing of Cameroon’s GDP, I sat down with Nsaikila Melaine, head of the economic affairs section of the Nkafu Policy Institute to throw more light on my analysis and address further questions.


Challenges to Advocacy Work in West Africa: Problems and Proposed Solutions

As part of a training on Advocacy for Sustainable Development Goals organized at the U.S. Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia in 2018, I was invited to deliver a lecture titled “Challenges to Advocacy Work in West Africa”. Drawing from my experience and knowhow, I presented a number of challenges common to youth organizations across the region, together with suggestions on how to mitigate these difficulties.