Dumisani Nyoni

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Dumisani Nyoni (Zimbabwe) "(also "Dumi") Nyoni is a graduate of Psychology from Cambridge College, in the United States, and works on the coordinating team of Pioneers of Change, a global network of young leaders, activists, social entrepreneurs and change agents interested in understanding and having an impact on the systems that affect the communities, institutions, and societies around them.

"Dumisani is a youth activist, leader, motivator and consultant with a range of experiences from building and coordinating global action networks, facilitating large and small gatherings, workshops and conferences, to advising organizations on strategic development, team building and the inclusion and participation of youth in programmes and processes. Having previously worked with the Earth Council at its former headquarters in Costa Rica, Dumisani helped to launch the youth component of the international Earth Charter Initiative for which he continues to act as an advisor. Dumisani has also worked as a youth coordinator at the Youth Employment Summit (YES) Campaign, where he helped to organize the first global summit on Youth Employment, and to establish YES Country Networks in over 70 countries, which are youth-led multi-stakeholder coalitions that are launching projects around the world to create sustainable livelihoods for youth.

"Dumisani serves as an advisor and board member to innovative organizations globally such as TakingITGlobal, EnVision Leadership, EcoVentures International, the Global Youth ACTION Network, The Sweet Mother Tour, IDEAS, and the Zimele Institute at the Organization of Rural Associations for Progress (ORAP) in Zimbabwe. He is also a writer and a keen musician." [1]


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  1. Dumisani Nyoni, , accessed February 17, 2009.
  2. Global Leadership Network Members, organizational web page, accessed May 5, 2012.