Emeka Egbuonu, is an author, professional speaker, and entrepreneur. Raised in Hackney, East London he has spent the last 12 years empowering young people and creating opportunities to help fulfil their potential. Understanding the importance of local positive activities Emeka progressed from being a member of a Youth Club to a Youth Worker for 8 years. Building relationships combined with his own knowledge of the limitations placed on young people he developed his skills and reach by coordinating a number of youth targeted interventions, campaigns and projects.
Raising aspirations through engaging, personal presentations Emeka's ambition has placed him on platforms across the UK, Germany and North America in front of thousands of young people and practitioners. His topics are diverse, relevant to current trends and tailor-made for his clientele. As a self-made entrepreneur, author of two books and owner of a publishing company Emeka seeks to challenge negative perspectives and stereotypes while enabling a generation to pursue their dreams
"Emeka's work is inspirational" Meg Hillier. MP for Hackney South and Shoreditch