Celebrating the 100th commemoration of the distribution of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity, the Albert Einstein Foundation is setting out on distributing and awarding people, gathering the dreams of the 100 biggest trend-setters, craftsmen, researchers and visionaries of our time on the planet’s initial 3D-printed book – Genius: 100 Visions of the Future.
Therefore 100 individuals from all works of life have been regarded with the title of Visionaries of Our Time by the establishment and these are the Africans on it.
1. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Born 15 September 1977, Ngozi is a Nigerian writer of novels, short stories, and nonfiction. In 2008 she was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant. She was described in the Times Literary Supplement as “the most prominent” of a “procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors [that] is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature (Wiki)
2. Juliana Rotich
Technologist, Strategic adviser, entrepreneur and a keynote speaker from Kenya. She has been an inspiration to many in Kenya and she has managed to carve a niche for herself across Africa.
3. Strive Masiyiwa
Internationally acclaimed businessman, entrepreneur and philanthropist from Zimbabwe. Known as an inspirational writer and leader to many aspiring entrepreneurs and to all African youths
4. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
5. Obiageli Ezekwesili
She was one of one of Time 100 most compelling individuals and one of the 25 ladies of effect for 2015 by the New York Times. She’s Nigerian.