Chief Executive Officer for the Ghana Chamber of Young Entrepreneurs (GCYE), Sherif Ghali, has been nominated as chairperson for the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs (CAYE) Africa.
Sherif Ghali is a highly accomplished business executive with extensive experience in business development, entrepreneurship policy and business advocacy.
As the CEO of Ghana’s largest network of young entrepreneurs, Mr. Ghali has demonstrated his passion for youth entrepreneurship development and played a vital role in developing youth-focused policies in Ghana.
CAYE Africa is an initiative of the Commonwealth secretariat, which seeks to strengthen and support the ambitions of young entrepreneurs in Commonwealth regions.
This regional network ensures young entrepreneurs have a combined voice and representation at forums to influence policy development on youth entrepreneurship.
As chairperson of CAYE Africa, Mr. Ghali will lead the network’s efforts to develop youth entrepreneurship and innovation within Africa and the wider Commonwealth.
Under his leadership, CAYE Africa will work to create opportunities for young entrepreneurs and provide them with the resources and support they need to succeed.
In a press statement to announce the nomination, Coordinator of the Commonwealth Alliance of Young Entrepreneurs-Africa, Joel Bamwise, touted Sherif Ghali as a visionary leader with a proven track record of success in youth entrepreneurship.
He expressed confidence in the newly-nominated chairperson’s leadership qualities.
“We are confident that CAYE Africa will continue to thrive under his leadership and positively impact the lives of young entrepreneurs across the continent,” Mr. Bamwise said.
Sherif Ghali on his part expressed his commitment to the ideals of CAYE, and pledged to work in the interest of young entrepreneurs.
“Youth entrepreneurship is critical to economic growth and job creation in Africa. I am committed to working with our network of young entrepreneurs to ensure their voices are heard, and that their interests are represented in policy development,” Mr. Ghali said.