“Rock Star Woman! Sophia Bekele” hailed New York YALS on her KeyNote – Standing on the Shoulder of Giants

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Summary: “From the African Giants we celebrate, we learn resilience, patience, persistence. Despite the meager resources they were able to rally support; and with their charismatic confidence they were able to move mountains. I call this the ‘staying power’. “ The delegates, students and organizers of the 2014 CUNY Young African Leadership Symposium (YALS) were treated to a moving and influential keynote address by Founder of DotConnectAfrica Trust and Yes2DotAfrica Campaign, hailing her “Rock Star Woman! Sophia Bekele”. This year’s event was themed “Standing on the Shoulder of Giants: Our…

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Sophia Bekele’s “P.U.S.H to Change Africa” KeyNote Won the YALS in New York

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“Standing on the “Shoulders of Giants: Our History, Our Legacy, Our Destiny.”, Persist Until Something Happens – to change Africa. Oct. 14, 2014 – Founder of DotConnectAfrica Trust and Yes2DotAfrica Campaign was invited to present a Key Note speech at th 2014 CUNY Young African Leadership Symposium (YALS), Themed “Standing on the “Shoulders of Giants: Our History, Our Legacy, Our Destiny.” The YALS aims to remind the African youth of the rich history that has become their legacy; the people who defined their present; and to rethink the meaning of…

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