TEDxAccra speaker profile – Princess Umul Hatiyya Ibrahim Mahama

Princess Umul Hatiyya Ibrahim Mahama is on a journey to becoming the first African to visit every country in the world by 2020. Princess is an Entrepreneur, Writer, and Globetrotter. She is also an International Speaker on Leadership, Business Strategy, and Mindset.

Princess is the bestselling author of ‘The Mad Duck’ and ‘A Dinner Date with The Mad Duck’,  two inspirational books which shatter the limits one places on themselves and instructs on how to live a fully expressed life. Princess has been to 60+ countries on 5 continents.

She has hiked Sand Dunes in Namibia, scaled the Great Wall of China, and bungee jumped over Auckland Harbour Bridge (New Zealand). Princess has been interviewed on the BBC and numerous media platforms.

She founded the PUH Foundation, an educational charity with a focus on building a first-class Africa, one classroom at a time. Princess also cycles and runs marathons for charity. She is an epitome of an ordinary woman achieving extraordinary things.

Why you should listen

I am here to challenge and inspire my audience about living a passionate and purposely life. I will also be presenting some rhetorics and offering plausible solutions to the socio economic wellbeing of our nations.  Africa is at a crossroad.

On one side the hope of Africa rising, and on the other side a myriad of corruption, abuse, and disorder looms. My talk will offer solutions on individual responsibility, leadership and cultural cohesiveness to make our continent work for us.

Quote from Princess

“Your dreams can come true if you have the knowledge, the courage, and voltage to reach for them” – Princess Umul Hatiyya

About TEDxAccra

TEDxAccra is annual event, where thinkers and doers of our community are gathered to create and share ideas. This year’s TEDx will come off from April 19 to 23, 2016.

The event seeks to develop and leverage the TED experience at a community level, bring together innovative thinkers to connect and discuss great ideas.

At TEDxAccra, participants will take part in a TED-like experience that will ultimately equip and inspire them into boundless possibilities.

The concept is to reflect ideas and inspire thinking of a new generation of African thinkers and leaders, presenting to an audience committed to engaging and reengaging in an active and meaningful manner with the continent.

Source: TEDxAccra

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