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Gbenga is a West African word that means Elevate. As a social entrepreneur, impact investor, and a transformational identity strategist Gbenga  applies his wealth of experience in social enterprise, philanthropy and international service as a bridge builder – bridging the gap of access holding back leaders from making imprints on the global stage.
Gbenga has spoken at international platforms like the Social Enterprise World Forum. He has coached hundreds of leaders at prestigious institutions like Kenan-Flagler Business School at University of North Carolina, Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University, and American University School of International Service.

Gbenga regularly works with the governments of United Sates and several African countries to support, train and empower profit and nonprofit leaders. He has received global recognitions for his work and impact. He is proudly an Atlas Corps Alum, United States, Global Young Social Entrepreneurs Fellow, Malaysia and Cordes/Opportunity Collaboration Fellow, Mexico. He makes his investments and philanthropic contributions through The GO Foundation, Broad Street Fund and LDI Africa.

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If you missed Gbengas last “Tell Your Story” event, no worries! The event will be happening again on July 19, 2016 in Silver Spring, MD.

“TELL YOUR STORY: Storytelling for Jobs and Business Opportunities”

This workshop is designed to help professionals and business owners mine great stories from their unique experiences, and craft compelling narratives that inspire collaboration. Whether in a funding or job interview, the ability to own and tell ones story makes all the difference.


Define your core professional identity

Create an authentic personal brand statement

Craft a winning elevator pitch for your organizational story and business deals

Better interview for local and international job opportunities

Tell Your Story Like a Renowned TED Talker


Early to senior level professionals in career transition

Businesses and nonprofits finding a niche in a saturated market

Development professionals seeking overseas opportunities

Startup entrepreneurs raising investment capital

Anyone trying to turn challenging stories into business opportunities

Click below to find out more and register!

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