On this blog, you will enjoy some of my insights on interesting personal development topics, entreprenuership, true spirituality, fitness, and current affairs from a Ghanaian living in the Diaspora’s perspective. I will present anecdotes which can encourage you, challenge your assumptions and even some of your deep seated beliefs. You will take home interesting ideas to chew on and apply in your daily thinking processes, life, and projects. As a global citizen, I believe we are all works in progress despite our different social standings. I focus on contribution as a life principle and allow love (respect for the individual), fact-based problem solving, research, and collaboration to shape my behavior in everything that I do.
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Kingsley Essegbey is the Assistant Director/Assistant Research Scientist of New York University Africa House, a Provost institute on the New York, Washington Square campus of the university. Kingsley received a Master of Arts degree in Bioethics from New York University which has enhanced his integrative thinking skills and positioned him to assist in diverse research projects related to bioeconomics, local governance, environmental ethics and policy all focusing on sustainable rural development.
His job at Africa House and Development Research Institute (DRI) also entails some administrative duties; faculty, student, and public relations; as well as the coordination of special programs- which include the Former African Presidents in Residence program with H.E. Dr. Jakaya M. Kikwete as the first Former Head of State to participate in 2018, DRI Visiting Scholars program which has hosted Prof. Anne Case and Prof. Lant Pritchett among other prominent academics, the Africa House Student Fellowships and Awards program, and Annual Conferences/events.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environment and Development Studies from Central University in Ghana. The program sparked his interest on how Ghana, a West African nation, could effectively integrate the natural environment into the development agenda. He was named a Planetary Steward by the Stockholm Resilience Center of Stockholm University in April 2015. He is a Ghanaian who enjoys cooking vegetarian dishes and engaging in lively conversations.
Kingsley also runs the start-up business EssegbeyGlobal.com which combines the power of social connections, and the power of referrals with a proven online business model during his spare time. If you are ready for a challenge and interested in learning more or partnering with him from anywhere in the world, please take this Entrepreneurship Self-Assessment to arrange a call within 48 hours.