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Meet Bisila Bokoko, International Brands Ambassador & Founder of Bisila Bokoko African Literacy Project
JOHANNESBURG, SA, November 10, 2013 – Tropics Media Group, a corporation focused on building brands, media relations, talent relations, special events and product integration, announced the signing of its newest client, Bisila Bokoko.
Bisila Bokoko is the founder and chairperson of “The Bisila Bokoko African Literacy Project” (BBALP), a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote literacy among the African people. Ms. Bokoko has focused her efforts on organizing people and resources to build modern libraries in Africa. The former Executive Director of the Spain-US Chamber of Commerce in New York, a bi-lateral private U.S. non-profit organization dedicated to fostering trade, investment and institutional relations between Spain and the United States. “Her ability to develop and cultivate relationships with foreign Heads of State, Ministries of Commerce / Economy and International business leaders has made her one of the ten most influential Spanish women in the American business.”
In addition to running a nonprofit organization, Bisila Bokoko is a consultant for private companies in Europe and Africa. “I work as a Spokesperson/International Brand Ambassador and Business Developer for companies where I help to create pathways and opportunities.” She actively participates in Empretec Women Programs at the UNCTAD in Geneva where she helps to foster entrepreneurship capabilities among women in Latin America and Africa. “I am the Global Ambassador and strategist for Pikolinos and I contribute to promote the Maasai Project, a line of shoes and bags designed in Kenya by over 1000 women from the Maasai Tribe.”
As a decisive leader, Bisila Bokoko’s passion for human rights fueled her educational pursuits. She earned two Master’s degrees in International Relations and Business and a Law degree. Bisila Bokoko’s dream has always been to be a catalyst for change, working with global leaders to foster cooperation among countries focused on a unified goal of peace and mutual respect.
Tropics Media Group will manage her account, which includes media exposure for both English and French speaking communities and press release distribution in the United States and beyond.
To get more information about Bisila Bokoko, please visit her official websites: www.bbalp.org, www.bisila.es; or connect with her on social media on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/bisilabokoko; on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BisilaBokoko and on Twitter: https://twitter.com/BisilaBokoko.