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Blitz The Ambassador Named 2019 TED Senior Fellow


Ghanaian-American hip-hop artist, filmmaker, and visual artist Samuel Bazawule well known by stage name Blitz the Ambassador has been named a 2019 TED Senior Fellow.
The filmmaker who’s recent production Burial of Kojo won ‘Best Narrative Feature’ at the Urbanworld Film Festival joins a tall list of other from different parts of the world.
As part of celebrating 10 years of TED, this year’s TED Fellows class represents 12 countries across four continents; they’re leaders in their fields — ranging from astrodynamics to policing to conservation and beyond — and they’re looking for new ways to collaborate and address today’s most complex challenges.
Excited about the program, Blitz The Ambassador sent out a tweet saying;

 The TED Fellows program supports extraordinary, iconoclastic individuals at work on world-changing projects, providing them with access to the global TED platform and community, as well as new tools and resources to amplify their remarkable vision. The TED Fellows program now includes 472 Fellows who work across 96 countries, forming a powerful, far-reaching network of artists, scientists, doctors, activists, entrepreneurs, inventors, journalists and beyond, each dedicated to making our world better and more equitable. 
TED2019, will hold from April 15-19, in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

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