Emmanuel Samu

Field of Study: Civic Engagement

Cohort: 2021

Country: Zambia

Leadership Institute: Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Emmanuel Samu has more than six years of experience in information and communication technology. Currently, Emmanuel is the chair and founder of the Hope Foundation for the Vulnerable (HFV) Zambia, where he focuses on disability rights advocacy, inclusive education, and equal participation of people with disabilities. Emmanuel has published a motivational book and creates visual artwork, and his extensive community volunteer work has enhanced his leadership skills. Emmanuel holds an advanced diploma in Computer Systems Engineering and Hardware Maintenance, as well as a certificate in Teaching Methodology. Emmanuel is passionate about advocating for an inclusive society, and his interest in civic engagement has given him opportunities to serve society's vulnerable. He is confident that completing the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders will help him advance his mission to promote an inclusive society.