- Ghana's Lorraine Wright is set to be honoured by the Queen of England
- She will be awarded an MBE for her services to young people through music
- Wright's organization provides a space for student choirs to learn about the music industry
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Ghanaian-British creative entrepreneur, Lorraine Wright is set to be honoured by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth of England.
Scheduled to be held this week, the event will see Wright receive a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her services to young people through music as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021.
Wright is the founder of University Gospel Choir of the Year, a medium for choirs in tertiary institutions to grow their skills and learn the ropes of the music industry.
She is also a Black British Business Rising Star (Financial Services) Awardee and GUBA (Ghanaian UK Based Achievement Award) Community Champion winner. Wright was selected as part of the UK delegation to the US National Prayer Breakfast in Washington DC, attended by the US President, members of Congress, and the Senate.
In other news, Joshua Kissi, a Ghanaian-American creative entrepreneur has achieved a new career-high by directing an advert for the National Basketball Association (NBA), and Hennessy.
The advert titled "Take It Far" debuted during the second round of the 2021 NBA playoffs, and features the likes of Russell Westbrook and Victor Solomon.
It is part of the “Make Moves That Start Movements” campaign that seeks to shine a light on some high-profile personalities, and how they have impacted basketball and their communities.
An excited Kissi shared how he felt watching the commercial directed by him on Twitter.
"The Knicks didn't win but there's nothing like watching first commercial during NBA playoffs, I'm gassed can't lie," wrote Kissi, who specializes in photography and filmmaking.
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