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Uzodinma Iweala

Uzodinma Iweala is an award-winning writer, filmmaker, and medical doctor. He is the CEO of The Africa Center in New York, promoting a new narrative about Africa and its diaspora through a focus on culture, policy and business. Uzodinma is the Co-Founder of Ventures Africa Magazine, a publication that covers business, policy, culture and innovation spaces in Africa. He has written three books: Beasts of No Nation, a novel also adapted into a major motion picture; Our Kind of People, a non-fiction account of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria; and Speak No Evil, a novel about Washington, D.C.

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