Donald Ward, entrepreneur, start-up advisor and social change agent, is focused on empowering young people to reach their goals and aspirations.

As a passionate youth activist, David joins communities sharing the same passion for positive social change and the development of the African youth. He is a member of the Global Shaper Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum organized in hubs around the world to deliver bottom-up social change projects in local communities. He is also a member of the Global Youth Innovation Network (GYIN), an initiative that creates sustainable, scalable, and cost-effective entrepreneurship programs, with the aim of increasing job opportunities and enabling young people to start their own businesses.

David founded Era Global LLC, a marketing agency operating in Ghana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. He also founded Start-Up Cafe Africa, an organization aiming to improve the start-up ecosystem in Africa by promoting entrepreneurship and leadership.

Donald’s drive comes from his belief that “by empowering young people with education and entrepreneurship, we can collaborate to make the world a better place”.