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Pele Voncujovi

Setagaya, Tokyo
Pele Voncujovi is a Ghanaian-Japanese entrepreneur who has been living in Tokyo for just over a year. He spent his first 16 years in Ghana and completed High school at the United World College of Costa Rica as a representative of Ghana. He then pursued a B.A. in Economics at Middlebury College, VT, USA as a Davis UWC Scholar and was a member of the Middlebury Social Entrepreneurship Fellowship. At College, Pele Co-founded \\\\\\"Revodution\\\\\\", an educaitonal platform that destigmatizes West African spiritual traditions and received several grants to document and film practices in Cuba, Ghana and Puerto Rico. Pele also trained as a public speaking coach at college and went on to give talks about \\\\\\"Revodution\\\\\\" at Dartmouth College (USA), Columbia University (USA), Champlain College ( USA) and Alliance Francaise (Ghana) and many others.

In Japan, he works as a Market Analyst at Rakuten Mobile developing marketing and pricing strategies for various products. On the side, he co-founded Jaspora, a networking Platform for the African Diaspora and its allies in Japan. Jaspora hosts monthly networking events and has grown into a vibrant and diverse community o highly-driven individuals who share a passion for contributing to the accelerated development of Africa.

Pele\\\\\\'s super random set of hobbies includes barbering, photography, Massaging, Playing football, farming and Karaoke (only when the vibe is right).
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