Month of the Man: How Black Men Can Make Global Power Plays
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

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On Monday, June 24, hosted its third Month of the Man Twitter chat, part three in a series of lunchtime talks tailored to male leaders of color. This week’s chat focused on how young black men can find professional and business opportunities abroad and the best ways to excel in the global landscape. Featured experts included Jason Njoku, founder of iROKO Partners and SPARK; Tope Esan, entrepreneur and executive producer of the Nigerian Entertainment Awards (NEAs); and Isaac Boateng, chairman of Face2Face Africa.

Check out this recap of tips and quips from the chat, and if you missed our previous discussions, visit hashtag #MonthofTheMan on Twitter. You can also catch up on all of our career features from this special series on

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.