Making her first film at age 12 and having met with 24 Presidents and Prime Ministers across the globe to talk to them about creating policies that makes sure all girls go to school, Zuriel Oduwole is one very inspiring teenager. One of the youngest to make it to a Forbes’ listing
Two years ago when I had the privilege to interview Zuriel for the TeenAchiever, she was just 14 years old but the wisdom that can be garnered from that interview is rare with 14 year-olds. You can read the interview here
Today, she turns 16 years old and she is still telling Africa’s vibrant stories through filmmaking and inspiring young girls all over the world.
Filmmaker Zuriel Oduwole left Durban – South Africa after attending the Durban International Film Festival and participating in events as part of Mandela’s Centenary – during which she showed her film “Follow The Ball” for Education at the Moses Mabhida Stadium before scores of young women.