British Ghanaian TV personality, Peace Hyde has been selected to join a global list of experts at the World Economic Forum (WEF) of Young Global Leaders.
The forum will have some of the world’s most promising leaders under the age of 40 attending the event. Among the almost 100 inductees are; Uche Pedro, founder of Bella Naija, Nigeria’s top wedding, fashion and lifestyle digital hub, Seun Onigbinde, CEO and co-founder of BudgIT, a Nigerian civic startup and a host of young innovators in the field of arts, civil service, engineering and media.
The head of digital media in Forbes Africa and executive producer of popular Netflix series “Young, Richard and African” therefore is in good company.
A release from the World Economic Forum said “This year, we are thrilled to welcome the Class of 2023 into our community of outstanding people addressing the world’s most pressing problems and driving innovation for positive change across civil society, the arts, culture, government and business.”
Hyde, 37, is also the founder of Aim Higher Africa, a non-profit organization that focuses on empowering unemployed youth through education and entrepreneurship.
Sharing the news on social media, the Netflix producer disclosed that she was on ‘cloud 9’ and ‘deeply humbled’ over the selection.
“I am humbled to be joining the 2023 class of @worldeconomicforum #YoungGlobalLeaders. I am deeply honoured to join a remarkable group of ground breaking leaders who are making an impact in their respective fields globally.
God is truly good! I’m on cloud 9!🙌🏾 To my entire @AimHigherAfrica Team, I admire your determination as you continue to work hard and make a positive impact in every life we touch, it doesn’t go unnoticed I appreciate you team #AHA you all mean so much!
Thank you to EACH and EVERYONE of YOU for your continued support encouragement and belief in me I don’t take it for granted!♥️ #APieceOfPeace #PeaceHyde
#YGL23 #YGL #WEF #WorldEconomicForum #YoungGlobalLeader,” she captioned along with a flier of her selection.