S2E23 Chris Ntong founder of Aklave , a location based social app where Africans meet

Christian Ntong is a software engineer, photographer and founder of Aklave. Aklave is a location based social app where Africans meet to share information and find meaningful relationships.

Aklave is where Africans who are looking to meet people like them can go to find dates, friends or connections. It’s also quite useful if you need to discover Afrocentric places and events happening near you. Visit to learn more
Instagram: chrisntong
Twitter: chrisntong
Facebook: Finey2000
Linkedin: cantong

S2E21 Ebong Eka – CPA, Entrepreneur and former Pro Basketball player

As a certified public accountant, entrepreneur and former professional
basketball player in Europe, Ebong Eka understands the importance of
team work, leadership and development not only on the court but within
companies. His experiences, both as a consultant and Soft Skills
communication trainer with some of the largest professional services
firms including PricewaterhouseCoopers, Deloitte & Touche,
multinationals and organizations lend to his ability to offer a fresh
perspective in a commanding yet approachable manner that draws a
diverse audience.

Ebong is a leadership, entrepreneur and small business expert who
regularly appears on MSNBC, Fox News, Fox Business Channel, NBC and
CNN. Ebong is also an accomplished TEDx Speaker, motivational speaker,
Bank of America Small Business Expert and Office Depot Blogger. Ebong
is also the author of the book, “Start Me Up! – The No-Business-Plan
Business Plan”, published by Career Press! (available on AMAZON)

S2E20 Tabby – Mental Health Awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness month. In this episode we invite our previous guest, Tabitha Kaguri, who is a practicing Therapist and a PhD candidate to talk about challenges faced by individuals dealing with mental illness and what those around them can do to help. Mental illness is not something that is talked about in the immigrant or diaspora communities but recently the trend is changing by young people taking up the mantle of addressing this and fighting to remove the stigma that has hindered people from seeking help.
Tabitha is founder and CEO of the Edja Foundation ( has a mission of combating child abuse, sexual assault and domestic violence in Sub-Saharan Africa.


S2E19 Timothy Ongwela – Realtor, Filmmaker & Professional Model

Much to the dismay of his conservative Kenyan Parents, Tim marches to the beat of his own drum and enjoys taking his own advice for good and bad. After studying Business Management and Theology at Oakwood University and working in those respective fields for some time, Tim decided to endure more punishment and enroll in nursing school. After graduating he worked as a nurse and administrator in Indian, Michigan, and California.
Throughout his different career journeys Tim has always had the entrepreneurs spirit. He has been a part of a number of business ventures ranging from indoor advertising to car rentals. Today he operates a video production company Timothy Christopher Films and acts as Development Coordinator for Rezide Properties, a building company based in Atlanta Georgia. He also keeps busy consulting, public speaking, and modeling on the side.
Tim believes that everyone has a purpose and should follow their passions. “We should all strive to be the best version of self possible and help others do the same”. Ultimately his goal is to live a happy fulfilling life, and help others achieve their dreams.
IG: @TheLifeMaven

S2E16 Dr Praise Matemavi – Multivisceral Transplant Surgery Fellow

Dr. Praise Matemavi is a multi visceral transplant surgery fellow at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Read More

S2E10: Sandra Kemayou – Business Strategist /Best Selling author / Speaker

Mrs. Kemayou is an articulate and innovative no nonsense leader who is driven and dedicated in her chosen sphere of influence. She is a purposeful and intentional visionary, a skillful communicator and strategist, is missions and focused driven, and demonstrates a natural and uncanny ability to tap into the innate and limitless potential of women from both a professional and personal perspective. As an anointed woman of God, her WOW retreats create a safe space in which she teaches women how to secure a healthy balance between career, family and social life styles, and that the overall state of their psychological, physical, social, spiritual and financial wellbeing is only as good as the effort that is placed in making this the “Business of You.” As a result of this labor of love, Sandra recently debuted her first book “Guide To Creating WOW Retreats: Transforming Lives One Retreat at a Time” A step-by- step guide for fellow retreat planners. Read More

S2E6 Crystal Ngumezi: CEO & Founder of The Proverbs 31 Women’s Organization

Crystal has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The University of Texas at San Antonio, and professional experience in engineering, logistics and operations management. She has worked in engineering and management positions for notable companies such as Pratt & Whitney, Dow Chemical Company and Union Pacific Railroad. Read More

S2E4 Chris Ategeka – Inventor, Serial entrepreneur, Founder and MD of LyfBase.

Like Batman, Christopher Ategeka witnessed the death of both his parents as a child. He grew up with immense hardships but managed to navigate – an experience that left him equipped with valuable life skills. The talent he now uses to tackle the worlds toughest problems.

He is a serial entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, an engineer and a pioneer in the unintended consequences of technologies (“UCOT”) movement. He is the founder and Managing Director at LyfBase, the world’s first center for the unintended consequences of technology. Ategeka coined and popularized the term “UCOT” (unintended consequences of technology) in the tech sector and the concept of “UCOT” evangelism. Before that, he founded Health Access Corps, a non-profit that works to establish sustainable health care systems on the African continent. Before that, he founded Hourglass ventures a fund that supports visionary entrepreneurs who come from an underpriviledged background-who need a Friends and Family round financing. He has been invited to speak at the Clinton Global Initiative and United Nations, and he’s won many international awards for his work; he was named a 2016 World Economic Forum Young Global Leader and a 2017 TED Fellow. His work has been featured in many major media publications both locally and internationally such as BBC, Forbes, and NPR. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science, and Master’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

S2E3 Annabella – Banker and Personal Growth Coach and host of Zero2Retirement Podcast

Annabella was born and raised in Rwanda and moved to the US in 2009. She lived in Chicago where she pursued her BSc. in Healthcare Administration. She currently works as a banker and personal growth/money coach and hosts the Zero2Retirement Podcast

S2E1: Consolee Nishimwe – Author and Motivational Speaker

Consolee Nishimwe is an Author, a Motivational Speaker and a survivor of the 1994 genocide against the
Tutsi in Rwanda. She suffered physical and emotional torture during her three months in hiding and
miraculously survived with her mother and younger sister.
Today, Consolee is a committed speaker on the genocide, a defender of women rights and an advocate
for other genocide survivors.

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