Award winning Ghanaian Blogger and Social Media Entrepreneur – Mac-Jordan Degadjor – or MJ as he is sometimes known – is literally the voice of a new African generation from Ghana. A BarCamp and a TEDx Organizer, World Traveler with passion for Open Initiatives and Social Innovations!
This is the hub for my digital life. Follow my madness on Twitter: @MacJordaN
My work and passion focuses on a range of issues related to Technology, Entrepreneurship & Startups, African Ingenuity, Gender, Human Rights and Freedom of Expression with special emphasis on the Sub-Saharan African region.
I’m an active author with Global Voices Online; where I aggregate & research on feeds from citizen media from the Sub-Saharan Region. I’m also a member of BloggingGhana; (a vibrant community of Pro-bloggers with passion for Ghanaian contents).
I have written for and been featured in numerous publications, including The CS Monitor, NY Times and Future Challenges. I currently write for Global Voices Online. A selection of my published writing can be found here.
I regularly speak at conferences, workshops and seminars on topics I’m very passionate about. In the past year, this has included TEDx Youth Inspire, BarCamp Ghana, Knight Digital Media Center @ UC Berkeley, California and others. If you would like to invite me to speak, attend or be interviewed, you can e-mail me at macjordan.degadjor [at] gmail.com
I hope to put common discourse in question and incite discussion on how the continent can move forward. Through dialogue there can be a change.
Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The opinions expressed here represent my own and not and not those of Future Challenges Organization, Ghana Blogging, Global Voices Online, or any other organization with which I am affiliated. Additionally, I am human, and therefore, my views are subject to change.