“Although African governments have begun to recognise the potential contributions of the Diaspora to home country development, serious effort in terms of strategies and instruments to harness this potential is lacking.”
-Kofi AnnanWhat is Zimbassador?
Zimbassador.com is a space, a home for Zimbabweans living either abroad wherever they are in the world and in Zimbabwe to connect, find others in their host country/region and create stronger diaspora communities. It is also a professional skills and knowledge sharing network that can then channel back to professionals, businesses, organisations and young people back home in Zimbabwe. Most importantly, Zimbassador is a [...]
“An important personal quality that I think most Zimbabweans possess is our ability to “make a plan” – to think outside the box and to look at obstacles from a different view point and work through them.”
A select number of talented Zimbabweans have been offered amazing opportunities to attend Universities abroad with scholarships in academia and sports. After representing Zimbabwe in the national women’s team when in high school, Holly Wiles received a field hockey scholarship to Boston University in the USA where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences. Keen to continue in the field, she attended graduate [...]