Author: Yiyi

Leadership Impressions of a President

It’s not every day you get to meet a sitting president. In fact, this was my first.  His Excellency, President Hage Geingob, has been in office since 2014 and is the third president of Namibia since its independence in 1994.
I’m not sure what I expected from a president, but I … Read more 

We are Animals

Our safari tours were the first days on this trip that we’ve had to wake up very early in the morning to get started. I’m not a morning person, but boy were the wake-ups worth it.
Two distinct memories with these animals will stay with me for years to come:
1) A … Read more 

The Benevolent Foreign Investor

Michelle, founder of Langdon Organics, was an interesting case study of a foreign influencer on a tight knit Botswana culture and economy.
My first impression of Michelle was that she was energetic, driven, and relatable because any one of us could find ourselves in her shoes 10 or 20 years from … Read more