MIPAD announces the global top 100 futurists edition on world creativity and innovation day

The Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) proudly announces the distinguished honorees of the Class of 2024 in the Global Top 100 Futurists Edition on World Creativity and Innovation Day.

Embracing the ethos of recognition and aligning with the 1st pillar of the International Decade for People of African Descent, MIPAD shines a spotlight on individuals, organizations, and governments who have exemplified exceptional leadership in advancing people of African descent worldwide.

Kamil Olufowobi, Founder & Chairman of MIPAD, emphasized that these global lists signify the organization’s ongoing commitment to showcasing the positive impact made by individuals of African descent across the globe. “We are dedicated to amplifying the diverse narratives of the global Black community and illuminating the countless untold stories of our challenges and triumphs, spanning every corner of the world and reaching even the highest echelons of influence,” he remarked.

MIPAD extends heartfelt congratulations to the exceptional individuals recognized in the Class of 2024. Their remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication serve as beacons of inspiration for humanity.

The Class of 2024 Global Top 100 Futurists Edition encompasses three distinct categories: Afrofuturism & Creatives, Futurists, and Innovators & Changemakers. Recognizing individuals who have made remarkable contributions to shaping the future and pioneering innovative solutions within their respective fields.

Finalists are highlighted within three category:

AFROFUTURISM & CREATIVES: This category celebrates individuals who explore the intersection of African culture, science fiction, and art, shaping imaginative futures and pushing creative boundaries.

FUTURISTS: Recognizing those at the forefront of technological advancement, this category honors individuals who innovate in fields such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and finance, shaping the future of technology and society.

INNOVATORS & CHANGEMAKERS: Highlighting individuals who drive change through groundbreaking sustainable practices, and transformative initiatives, this category acknowledges those who are shaping a better future for all.