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Yaadam Blamo

Leaders Africa 2018





YaAdam is the co-founder and managing director of Fye Network, a small business that aims to be the premier producer and provider of African inspired entertainment and information for children of all ages, specifically relatable books. Fye Network develops creative and innovative experiences that will excite, amaze, and educate children about the varying yet beautiful aspects of our great African continent. Their portfolio of brands captures the essence of African history, culture, traditions, and its people. As a content creator and advocate of literacy and education, she believes storytelling is one of the most important traditions humans possess to influence and shape beliefs and behaviors. We could not exist without the values, the wisdom, and the courage shared from past generations through the art of storytelling. YaAdam received her MS in management from New England College and her BA in political economy from the University of Hartford. She is half-Gambian and half-Tanzanian.