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Nigerian tech entrepreneur, Chidi Nwaogu, has been invited to speak at the Leadership Academy for African Development (LAAD) Sessions at the Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing, MI, on Friday, April 10, 2020. Chidi Nwaogu, who is the co-founder and CEO of Publiseer, a digital content distribution company, headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, has accepted the invitation to speak to the Mastercard Foundation Scholars at Michigan State University, covering the topic: Youth entrepreneurship: translating and scaling your business ideas for impact.

LAAD is an integral part of the professional training and development of the next generation of African leaders, and its success to date and positive reputation among Mastercard Foundation Scholars is a direct result of the exposure they are receiving to subject matter experts, educators, and industry professionals. Chidi Nwaogu announced this on his Twitter handle: 

“On April 10, I will be speaking to Mastercard Foundation @MastercardFdn Scholars at Michigan State University @michiganstateu during the Leadership Academy for African Development Sessions. Come around if you’re in East Lansing or its neighboring cities. Looking forward to this.”

Chidi Nwaogu is a serial tech entrepreneur, self-taught software developer, public speaker, volunteer mentor, and startup advisor. Nwaogu started his entrepreneurial journey when he was 16 with the creation of 9ja Boi Interactive, a video game development company that combined AI and gamification to teach fellow teenagers the concept and importance of global warming, and how to mitigate it. Today, Nwaogu is the Co-founder and CEO of Publiseer, a digital platform helping independent and underserved African writers, musicians, and filmmakers, earn above the minimum wage and live above the poverty line from the sales of their creative works. 

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This article was first published on 18th January 2020

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