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Renowned adviser to governments, monarchs and presidents, Prof Chris Imafidon wins leadership award
World renowned government adviser, Professor Chris Imafidon has won this year's authentic leadership award in London. Prof Imafidon was recognized for extraordinary contributions to the discovery and accelerated development of leadership talents.
In his characteristic modesty and self-deprecating manner, Professor Chris Imafidon [a global consultant to leaders] dismissed his colossal achievement and said "I give all the glory to God Almighty who has granted me the good fortune to meet some of the most enthusiastic students, scholars and colleagues. Quite honestly, I dedicate this award to them all, and importantly, I am blessed with an understanding family". Prof Imafidon, known as the father of Britain's Brainiest family, then drew attention of the audience to the fact that society and schools must now revise their outdated thinking about greatness. He concluded that "there is a genius in every child and greatness in every adult, therefore we must discover, develop and deploy the genius in every single child instead of the restless pursuit of certificate or any other piece of paper. His principles, philosophy and methodology are contained in his book "THE GENIUS IN YOU. Finally, I am grateful and humbled"
CITATION FOR WINNER OF THE AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP - PROFESSOR CHRIS IMAFIDON
In this citation, part of which was taken from a recent correspondence to
British Prime Minster, Rt Hon Theresa May… states
"Our attention has been drawn to the unique, extraordinary, and selfless work of Professor Chris O. Imafidon who is making a great impact in the lives of young people in our inner-cities, communities, schools, colleges and also internationally. It is now widely known that Professor Imafidon mentors disadvantaged children across the nation to attend top universities and gain top jobs, therefore the authentic LEADERSHIP award hereby recognises his phenomenally work and the great impact on the next generation as well as social mobility and diversity.
Professor Chris Imafidon devised and implemented a new formula to raise leaders from inner-city youths and children disadvantaged backgrounds to top university and mentors them to become leaders in their industry. In a correspondence with American's best-selling newspaper, USA Today, Harvard educated Professor Maxwell described Professor Imafidon as "the finest educationist ever on planet earth, adding that he has a unique talent for easily bringing out the genius in any child". Prof Imafidon has attended many presidential and leaders' forums to share his findings which were regarded as legendary. Prof Imafidon the multi-award pioneer was invited by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II for a celebration in Westminster. Prof Imafidon was named in the 100 most reputable Africans in 2018. In 2014, he was on the list of 100 most influential persons in the UK in the last 100 years. His students and proteges have since received various royal recognition from the HM Queen including an MBE.
Recently, Prof Chris Imafidon was invited to write editorial pieces in the Times (UK) newspaper to share some of his ground-breaking work with youths. His views or results of his work have been since quoted in the world's major media outlet including BBC; CNN; Fox News; Sky Tv; Forbes, Reuters; AFP; New York Times; Time magazine; Washington Post; Wall Street Journal; Financial Times; Guardian; The Sun; Yahoo News; etc Prof Imafidon was also invited to be an entrepreneurial mentor by Her Majesty's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills; and has served as a special adviser to the defunct Department of Education & Skills.
This award highlights the record-breaking accomplishments of Prof Chris Imafidon who raised the highest number of inner-city child prodigies and his dedication, personal sacrifice and new formula of learning difficult subject or concepts via a unique methodology has been successfully implemented by his proteges at the world's top universities and cutting-edge industries. His principles and methods are being used by leaders, governments and institutions in Europe, America, Asia, and commonwealth countries. Prof Imafidon co-founded Excellence In Education (EIE) programme when he discovered that the gifts and talents of his children's classmates were undetected or un-develop, and leadership skills were stifled in inner-city youths.
Professor Imafidon leads the EIE programme which runs free seminars and workshops, webinars, and mentoring programs for parents, teachers, schools and institutions in inner cities across the world. EIE holds conferences for leading institutions on raising achievements and human capital developments. Many government, or charity or private run organisations have implemented new techniques of EIE to achieve record breaking results. Over 1.5 million individuals have benefited directly from his free broadcasts.
Professor Chris Imafidon is known all over the world for extraordinary contributions to the discovery and accelerated development of leadership talent in youths, undergraduates, and postgraduates students as well as young professionals
Excellence in Education
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