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Isaac Muapoh

Liberia & University of Johannesburg, 2021

I am an emerging Diplomat from Liberia prestigious Foreign Service Institute with an overarching interest of advocacy in the Development of our African continent; I am the current National Secretary General, Liberia National Students’ Union (LINSU) and the Deputy Class Representative of the Hons Development Studies Class of 2021 at the University of Pretoria. I earned a BA Degree in Public Administration minor Sociology from the United Methodist University (UMU). I am a Fellow of the African Youth Education Empowerment Summit AYEE-Summit (2016), Young Political Leadership School – YPLS (2017) where I served as Secretary General after displaying an astute leadership role amongst my peers, Fellow of the Lift Liberia Fellowship Program on Leadership and Entrepreneurship respectively. I served as Chairman of the Liberia Youths Initiative, Inc., Coordinator of the Montserrado County Students Union (MONSU), National Debate Supervisor/Co-Convener (Liberia National Debate Championship). My focus is to ensure young people have access to cross cutting basic knowledge (leadership skills, entrepreneur, capacity building both personal and institutional development, Peace Building as well as strives to end poverty, inequalities and to see the holistic Development of the African Continent); I have an impactful records amongst my colleagues. I believe education is the conduit through which my vision of becoming a Development Studies expert can easily be achieved thus enhancing my capacity in tackling emerging challenges that are confronting Africa new breed of leaders. I am of the conviction that Development Studies will broaden my understanding regarding the sustainable solutions to Africa’s problems, and by obtaining the available yet impactful platforms is the best and unique way to have a greater impact on public policy specifically in the area of poverty eradication and inequalities for the most underprivileged populace (the young people) of the continent (Africa).

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