Senior Fellow

Solomon Smart S. Bangura is a young man born to parents who believe in the value education. He started his education in rural part of Sierra Leone where development is a strange word. He later furthered his education in the capital city of Freetown through He is a second-year student studying Accounting at the Institute of Public Administration and Management (IPAM). He is an award-winning author, a public speaker, youth and child advocate, a student politician, a young pan-Africanist, and a humanitarian who wants to see the world become a better place. He has authored three books at a very young age and his name has gone down his country’s history for lifting his nation’s flag through writings, advocacy and for his oratory skills. He is also a recipient of many prestigious awards such as the Kofi Annan Ambassador of Peace Award in 2019, Best Young Author Award in 2020, Best Talented Student Award

“There are two types of people who will tell you that you cannot make a difference in this world: those who are afraid to try and those who are afraid you will succeed.”