TEDGlobal 2017 List: Saran Kaba Jones Becomes First Ever Liberian TED Fellow

Congratulations to Ladybrille Woman of the Month Alum Saran Kaba Jones who has been selected as one of several 2017 TED Global Fellows. Kaba Jones becomes the first ever Liberian TED Fellow and we are very proud of her. Read an excerpt of the story below.

Also revisit our prior interview with Kaba Jones on how to build a successful non-profit brand.

LBW 013: How to Build a Successful Non-Profit with Saran Kaba …


“An Egyptian micro biologist, Ugandan investigative journalist and Zimbabwean standup comedian are among the new class of 2017.

Ten of the 21 TED Global Fellows are African, from countries such as Egypt, Uganda, Liberia, Botswana, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Somalia and Nigeria.
Each of these visionaries will deliver a talk at TED Global this August in Arusha, Tanzania joining a growing list of 436 other Fellows from 94 countries around the world. It will be the first time in a decade that TED will be held in Africa.
“We choose fellows not only based on their accomplishments so far, but also on their grit, their collaborative spirit, and their potential to break barriers as they build their careers” said Tom Rielly, TED Fellows program director…”
CNN has the full story.

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