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Brought up in a sporting family I was always encouraged to take risks, experience life to the fullest and always always play sports. An experienced traveller for my age I consider myself fortunate for all the experiences and opportunities that have presented themselves to me and hope to continue to be inspired, influenced and shaped by the diverse people, places and things that I have the pleasure of encountering.
I am an ex-Nigerian handball international athlete who played the game for my nation for 20 years (1979-1999). I won medals at collegiate, national and international levels. I practised sports journalism in my country for 22 years and now manage the Nigerian Sports Development Fund Incorporated (NSDFI) a private sector based agency to mobilise resources for sports development in the country.
I was born in Barranquilla, the fourth largest city of Colombia and hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University. After college, I accepted a position in one of the largest Colombian retail groups. Over the years, I held different positions before being appointed CEO of Carulla. I held this position for over seven years. After selling the company, I decided to enroll in the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, where I received an MPA in 2007. I have also attended several academic executive programs which have proven key for my professional, academic and personal life. After graduation, I returned to Colombia and decided to dedicate to social projects. I am currently the Chairman of the Board of Futbol con Corazon, a community based initiative which uses soccer as a tool for social development.
I born in 1980 in Rome, and I still live and work there. I studied languages at school and I take my university degree in 2005 in Science of Communication with a research about Comics Journalism at the University of Rome. During last eight years I changed several jobs, but the most important experiences are in research field, sport journalism field and in sport cooperation one. Since 2006 I work with Uisp, starting by a period of civil service, I continued with them in the fiedl of project management
I graduated from Law School in 2005. My sporting career spans the period of the last two decades. I have been involved with the game of tennis, as a player, as a coach, as an official, as a captain, and now as a person who is involved both in the administration and the coaching of the game.
Poncelet O. Ileleji is a computer Scientist by Profession with 21 years in the field; he has been involved with the use of ICT as a tool for sustainable development both as a lecturer, researcher and consultant for the Gambia YMCAs, where he is the coordinator of the computer training centre and digital studio. He has also served as consultant for several projects in Africa covering ICT for D, Learning, Technologies and Education, Internet Governance and Health Informatics. He served also as an International Coordinator for the International YMCA of New York, International Camp Counselor Program; He also represents Computer Frontiers Inc in the Gambia.
I am the founder and President of International Children’s Games Ghana. Have expertise in Management Issues, Planning and Co-ordination, Training and Institutional Development, Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation Skills. Policy Development Strategies. Have held a number of local and international positions including the Vice President of the Ghana Chapter of the World Association of NGO’s, Programs Consultant for the Kumasi-Winston Salem Sister Cities Project, and the African Regional Coordinator for the Continental Cup in the United States.