Shenzhen-based Mark Obama Ndesandjo, half-brother of US president Barack Obama, discusses in his book An Obama’s Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures their different perspectives of the Obama´s, his family and the relation with this half-brother. “Follow your own path is most important,” he tells in BroadSide.
Shenzhen-based Mark Obama Ndesandjo, half-brother of US president Barack Obama, published this week a new book, setting the stories of their family straight. Both brothers differ om many family matters, Ndesandjo told during a book launch of Cultures: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery this week in Guangzhou, according to the South China Morning Post.
August is typically the month for kicking off a new business cycle. The summer heat is retreating and – where applicable – decision makers return to their desks, full with new ideas they picked up during their holidays. It is no different with our group of eminent speakers who belong to the most-sought speakers for August of this year.
A wide range of new speakers has entered this month’s top-10 most-sought speakers of the China Speakers Bureau. While the top positions are still held by Shaun Rein and Kaiser Kuo, we see Mark Obama Ndesandjo as the highest newcomer on place 3. But he is not the only one of the new speakers who enters the top-10: Benjamin Joffe arrived at no.6 and – a relative newcomer – Tricia Wang at no.10.
The Shenzhen-based business man, artist and charity activist Mark Obama Ndesandjo has kindly agreed to join China Speakers Bureau. In a few years time, he has has helped to put social corporate responsibility on the local agenda and is helping companies to enter the challenging China market.
Building bridges between China and the US has become his passion, ever since Mark Obama Ndesandjo lost his job after 9/11 and found a new homeland in China. As an accomplished business man, he decided that there is more into life than making money. He started to teach piano at orphanages and has been heavily involved in charity events in China. He travels from Shenzhen.