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Peace Hyde named 2023 Young Global Leader of World Economic Forum

Peace Hyde, Creator and Executive Producer for Netflix has been selected as part of the Young Global Leaders Class of 2023 of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The announcement was made on Tuesday, 14 March, 2023.

Peace Hyde was selected as part of the Young Global Leaders Class of 2023 for her exceptional leadership in the media profession and her commitment to promoting good content and economic growth in Ghana and beyond.

The Young Global Leaders (YGL) is a community of individuals under the age of 40 who are recognized by the World Economic Forum for their outstanding leadership, professional accomplishments, and commitment to society, and for their potential to contribute to shaping the future of the world by providing inspiring leadership.

It seeks to develop and connect the next generation of leaders, empowering them to create a more sustainable, equitable, and inclusive world.

Members of the YGL community come from various backgrounds, including business, government, academia, and civil society.

Peace Hyde is an award-winning producer multi hyphenate, TV Host, Creator, Journalist and Activist. She is the creator and executive producer of Netflix's first Africa reality tv series Young, Famous and African as well as the Head of Digital Media and Partnership and the West African Correspondent at Forbes Africa.

Peace is the creator, producer as well as the host of two leading flagship talk shows, Forbes Africa’s My Worst Day with Peace Hyde (3 seasons), the only show that speaks to Africa’s billionaires and Forbes Woman Africa’s Against the Odds (2 seasons) on the CNBC Africa channel on DSTV. She is also the producer of the award winning Vice News documentary, "Inside Nigerias push to end police brutality"
The documentary is a winner of the TopShorts film festival award as well as a winner at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

She also hosted her own talk show, Friday Night Live which run for 4 seasons as well as the hit music talent competition in Ghana, MTN Hitmaker for 3 seasons. Named by CNN as Ghana’s most successful media maven, Hyde’s work has been featured on CNN, Black Enterprise, Huffington Post, Ebony, Fox News, Essence and many more.

She was named to the United Nations Most Influential People of African Decent list for 2017 and 2018 and named as one of the 100 most influential young people in Africa.

In 2018, Peace was shortlisted by President Barrack Obama from a pool of 30,000 African leaders to be part of the 200 Inaugural Obama Foundation Africa Leaders, a recognition that highlights her remarkable work with her education non profit, Aim Higher Africa, which has built over 6000 businesses for grassroots entrepreneurs in Ghana and created opportunities for millions of unemployed youths in Africa.

The YGL Class of 2023 will have access to the World Economic Forum’s events, networks, and knowledge resources, as well as opportunities for collaboration and impact.

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