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Chimwemwe Manyozo

Leaders Africa 2018





"Chimwemwe is a changemaker and writer who specializes in international development, media, and communications. Chimwemwe has established two youth movements, Maphunziro265 and Youth to Youth Empowerment as co-Founder and CEO, and founding national coordinator respectively. Maphunziro265 has reached over 10,000 young people and Youth to Youth Empowerment has reached over 20,000 youth through motivational talks, scholarships, book donations, and skills training. In 2016, Chimwemwe was granted distinction of Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Society for commitment to promoting the values of the commonwealth and working to improve the lives and prospects of commonwealth citizens. In 2017, he was appointed Zathu Influencer. In 2018, he was appointed a Queen Young Leaders Advisory Mentor. Chimwemwe received a 2015/2016 Chevening Award to pursue a master's degree in development studies at the University of Sussex. He did his bachelor's degree in media for development at Chancellor College."