Zuriel Teaches Youths Film Making/Speaks @ TEDx in Lagos

A firm believer in the need for all children but especially Girls to get educated, Los Angeles/ Nigerian native Zuriel Oduwole has expanded her skill transfer program, this time to children from the low income Ibeju - Lekki area of Lagos State and kids from the Makoko slum area of Lagos mainland. She was also the keynote speaker at a TEDx conference in Gbagada - Lagos.
Earlier in June in parts of Abuja, she spent it teaching children elements of her Film Making '101' program, as part of her...

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Zuriel’s 3 Country Film Class Ends in Abidjan, After Accra & Lagos Stops

The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals towards a better world by 2030 wraps around a myriad of action areas, including Girls/Gender Development & Quality Education, areas 4 & 5. 
Believing that Education is more than what is learned in school, Zuriel Oduwole then 13 years old, launched her basic “Film Making 101 Class” for 25 Girls in Namibia, back in February 2016. It was one of several initiatives over a 4 year period that got her honored by the US Secretary of State in January 2017 in...

 

2 years ago

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Zuriel Speaks At The UN - Supports Climate Change Initiative

On the second full day of her various side events at the 71st United Nations General Assembly, more world leaders welcomed Zuriel to the debate and listened to her ideas on perhaps how to simplify the climate change challenge. She was received earlier in the afternoon by the leader of one of the countries most affected by the rising sea level - the Prime Minister of Tuvalu - H.E. Enele Sapoaga, where she continued to be a careful listener to the various challenges, before proffering...

 

3 years ago

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Zuriel Oduwole - Making A Documentary on Michael Jackson's Story

As the worlds youngest film maker, Zuriel Oduwole has already etched her place in history in the movie making industry and she is learning a thing or two about documentary film making. Last year at age 12, she wrapped up filming and production of her 5th documentary [but the first made for the big screen], which premiered in Lagos at the Civic Center. It debuted in the Film House Cinema, and the Genesis Deluxe Cinema in Lekki, making her the youngest person to ever show their self produced...

 

3 years ago

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Zuriels First Film Workshop for Youths - NAMIBIA

Sponsored by Hilton Hotel, Air Namibia and Bank Windhoek, world renowned Girl Education Advocate and the World's Youngest Film Maker - 13 year old Zuriel Oduwole conducted her first ever Film Workshop for youths in Windhoek - Namibia. She spent the day telling her film making story to 25 youths chosen from 255 delegates, who applied from Facebook and Newspaper applications, and teaching them basic film making skills, among other documentary processes.
The highlight of the event was showing a...

 

3 years ago

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Zuriel Visits IDP Camp in Abuja & Makoko School Project in Lagos

In line with her focus on making the case for children's education across Africa, especially Girls Education, 13 year old education advocate and the worlds youngest film maker has visited one of the lesser known IDP's  (Internally Displaced Persons) camp near Abuja city. It was formed informally as a result of the Boko Haram challenges in North East Nigeria.
Accompanied by her small team of volunteers, she made he unscheduled visit to the IDP Camp near Games Village - Abuja, to meet the...

 

3 years ago

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CNBC Profiles 13 Year Old Film Maker - ZURIEL ODUWOLE

As part of the largest global media company in the world comprising NBC, MSNBC and CNBC, Zuriel Oduwole has now been featured on CNBC Africa, and broadcast on DSTV across 43 African Countries. It is part of an extended new series focusing on the future leadership and creative direction of the next generation that would shape the exciting growth and exponential development of the African continent
In it, she shares her filmmaking core, talks about the essence of her foundation launched in...

 

3 years ago

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VIDEO: Zuriel Speaks At the Prestigious Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York - Education Foundation Support

Zuriel lends her voice to raising the standard of tertiary Education in Africa, starting with Nigeria, at a Foundation event at the Waldorf Astoria in New York.

 

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