Monday, August 13, 2018

Meet Ndansi Elvis, Lone Cameroonian at First Class of Obama Foundation at Columbia University

Ndansi Elvis Nukam is one of twelve pioneer fellows from across globe selected by the Obama Foundation to participate in a year-long program to promote civic engagement and improve public policy at Columbia University in the United States. He is a former fellow of the Mandela Washington Fellowship.
He is former national Youth President of the NUDP party, founder of the Unite for Health Foundation and title holder “Tamfu” of Mbum land, one of the prestigious titles. He is into record books as the youngest politician whoever headed a political list in the North West Region in the municipal and legislative elections of 2007 and 2012.
Last Saturday in Yaounde in a Press briefing Tamfu Ndansi Elvis Nukam throw light on the activities of the program and what the nation stands to benefit from the skills he will acquire.
He told journalists that “Scholars will participate in a required course, which will run for the length of the academic year, as well as be able to select a few courses offered by Columbia University that are relevant to their specific field or values-based leadership, or that fill in gaps in their previous studies.
Worthy to note that Tamfu Ndansi Elvis is a motivational speaker reasons why in 2016, he was one of 24 youths selected by US government to represent Cameroon at the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) for Young African Leaders(YALI) – a brainchild initiative of President Obama to groom young Africans who have voluntarily led positive change in their communities.

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