Rt. The Honorable Mark Simmonds for Center Chair
Tingo, Inc., OTC Markets (TMNA). Dozy Mmobuosi, renowned technology entrepreneur and philanthropist, today unveiled the new Dozy Mmobuosi Leadership Center (DMLC), housed in Oxford, United Kingdom, which will welcome the first cohort of African leaders in February 2023, with the aim of developing their skills to help them transform private and public sector services. The cohort will experience a world-class program in person for one month.
Selected participants will be immersed in a program of learning, coaching and collaboration with support from world-leading institutions such as the University of Oxford and world-leading personnel in business and government.
Each year, the innovative program will develop the skills of more than 35 outstanding leaders from Africa. The center will also be used throughout the year as a meeting point for world leaders, researchers, and for high-level events.
Participants will undergo rigorous coaching in key areas including future technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, leadership; entrepreneurship; raise capital and finance in order to improve their knowledge and understanding of how they can embrace these tools to transform the societies and industries they serve.
The DMLC will be supported by Rt. Honorable. Mark Simmonds as its President. Simmonds previously served as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Minister for Africa Caribbean, International Energy and Climate Change from September 2012 to August 2014. 2015. Simmonds was also President of the UN Security Council on two occasions.
“The Dozy Mmobuosi Leadership Center is a transformative and innovative mission to provide African entrepreneurs and sector leaders with access to high-level motivation and mentoring for the next generation of leaders,” said Simmonds. The center will provide the foundation to drive impact and nurture future leaders in a global society.”
He further added, ”The program based near Oxford will enable these outstanding Africans to develop and improve skills in leadership, governance, motivation, finance, technology and innovation. Give access to some of the world’s most inspiring
leaders, ensure improved human capital in young Africans to help businesses grow and accelerate Africa’s economic and social development.”
DMLC Founder, Dozy Mmobuosi said: “The role and timely launch of this Leadership Center has never been more important. The climate in which we find ourselves is one of unprecedented uncertainty for the developing world and Africa in particular. The DMLF will play a key role in developing quality responsible leadership in Africa and will seek to address the most complex and challenging issues in society. Mark has already demonstrated his passion for Africa and good governance and will undoubtedly be a great asset to the Leadership Center as he listens carefully to others to help build a clear vision for the future of the organization.”