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Teens Needed for Tony-Winning Musical ‘Next to Normal’ + Other Opportunities for Young Actors

Photo Source: Grandstreet Theatre

This week’s roles for young actors brings together auditions across the country for teens and young kids. A production of the Tony-winning musical “Next to Normal” is casting roles for three teens, a feature film is filling background roles for young actors, and the role of a disturbed young boy in an untitled horror film is open for Texas-based talent. Plus, a music video is casting a role for a young boy with basketball skills and a new short film by award-winning director Elias Moreno is casting three roles for a shoot in Texas. Discover which roles work best for you and set up an audition time today.

“Next to Normal,” the off-Broadway to Broadway show that…

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Sisi to participate in 'African young entrepreneurs' session

According to a statement issued by the Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi that today's session is aimed at supporting the potentials of the African …
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“Calatón” fundraiser to cover training for over 400 young Hispanics

MIAMI, Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — “Calatón,” the second solidarity marathon organized by the Ismael Cala Foundation (FIC), raised enough funds to guarantee access to education and training in the area of emotional intelligence for 420 young people in vulnerable circumstances.

“In each young beneficiary, we see a potential leader in development. We are convinced that by investing in their education and offering tools to help develop their emotional intelligence, we will be changing their present and their future, as well as that of their environment,” said Ismael Cala, FIC President.

The life strategist, social activist and communicator added: “I want to express my gratitude for the generosity of all those who have contributed. We have a challenge and a commitment to help young…

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For an African Renaissance, we need a critical mass of talented young leaders

This piece was written by Yawa Hansen-Quao, the Executive Director of Emerging Public Leaders. For more like this, see our spotlight on public service leadership in Africa.

Earlier this year, I began a new chapter in my professional journey as Executive Director of Emerging Public Leaders (EPL), an organisation that is creating a merit-based pathway for young people to provide solutions to pressing socio-economic challenges facing Africa.

At EPL, I lead a team of talented Africans who are passionate, like I am, about an African Renaissance. Together, we are working to fill Africa’s future leadership pipeline with leaders that will think critically, work competently, act ethically and inspire change where it is needed most — in government.

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Another Ernst & Young veteran joins Royal Caribbean board

Stephen R. Howe Jr., retired US chairman and managing partner, Ernst & Young, was appointed to Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s board of directors, effective immediately.

Expert on diversity and inclusion

RCL chairman and CEO Richard Fain welcomed Howe, noting that his 35 years of involvement in professional services, as well as his experience with diversity and inclusion, will be a valuable addition to the board.

Howe served as Ernst & Young’s US chairman and managing partner and Americas area managing partner and was a member of EY’s Global Executive Board from 2006 until his retirement this month. While leading EY in the US and the Americas, he was the executive sponsor for the firm’s focus on diversity and inclusiveness.

Before 2006, Howe was the managing partner of the firm’s Financial Services…

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African Economic Conference (AEC) 2018: Africa must focus on its big resource – its young people, experts urge

Professor Paul Collier, one of the world’s most influential development economists, warns that Africa’s “easy decade” of accelerated economic growth is coming to an end, and only accelerated job creation and integration will ensure sustainable growth and development across the continent.

Dr. Collier, Professor of Economics and Public Policy in the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, was delivering a keynote address at the African Economic Conference 2018, hosted by the African Development Bank in Kigali, Rwanda.

He was speaking Monday 3rd December 2018 on the first day of the Conference at…

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