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VIDEO: Foundations of the Future

Nov 8, 2021 | News & Updates

On Thursday, November 4, 2021, Empowerment Squared hosted the online event Foundations of the Future: A Special Update on the Liberian Learning Center. This special thought leadership event, presented on Zoom and Facebook, offered a major update on the development of Phase 1 of Empowerment Squared’s Liberian Learning Center.

Please see full video of the event below.

Speakers included:

  • Bleejay Innish – Managing Director of Tri Buchanan Development Corporation, construction partners of the project
  • Mayor Pam Belcher-Taylor – Mayor, City of Paynesville
  • Alexander Cummings – Founder & Chairman of Cummings Investments Holdings, Ltd., Chairman of the Cummings Africa Foundation, and former Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of the Coca-Cola Company
  • Leo Nupolu Johnson – Executive Director of Empowerment Squared
  • Alice Johnson Hinnah – Project donor and proud Liberian Learning Center supporter
  • Mark John Stewart – Managing Director of Wentworth Strategy Group and strategic advisor to the project
  • Paul Takala – CEO of Hamilton Public Library, who are helping develop a library system at the LLC, and representative of Rotary Club of Hamilton, project partners