TANYI ESELEKWE

CEO

Cameroon, Cameroon

  • Nationality: Cameroon
  • Languages: english,
  • Company: MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. MEMORIAL FOUNDATION
  • Experience: 25
  • Gender: male

Biography

Tanyi Christian Eselekwe is a prominent figure as the co-founder and CEO of The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation (LUKMEF), an influential organization dedicated to promoting peace, social justice, and sustainable development in Cameroon. Tanyi's academic background includes studies in Mathematics, computer science, and Chemistry at the University of Buea, along with a certificate in conflict analysis from the US Institute of Peace in Washington DC. Since its establishment in 1999, LUKMEF has completed over 23 projects in areas such as peace building, democracy, human rights, education, poverty alleviation, and HIV/AIDS, impacting over 10,000 individuals across the South West and North West Regions of Cameroon. Tanyi's leadership has been instrumental in driving the organization's mission to empower and support individuals and communities, advocating for meaningful impact and positive change. Tanyi's extensive experience in development work, coupled with his international presence as a presenter of key papers in workshops and conferences, underscores his commitment to advancing peace and development issues on a global scale. His visionary outlook extends to establishing a specialized center for Peace, Democracy, and Development studies in Africa, reflecting his dedication to shaping a brighter future for the continent. Tanyi Christian Eselekwe's role as the CEO of LUKMEF exemplifies his unwavering dedication to promoting social progress, fostering empowerment, and advocating for the well-being of individuals and communities in Cameroon and beyond.

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