Desmond Edem Eklu is a multiple award-winning author, publisher, speaker and online business strategy consultant. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting Education from the prestigious University of Cape Coast and other certifications in digital marketing and business development.
Inspired by the plight of millions of unemployed youths in Africa, Desmond founded Achievers Communications, a digital media and publishing firm that is committed to helping young people with published content on personal development and entrepreneurship in order to accelerate their professional development. The organization also provides tailored solutions to organizations in order to help them use the online space to grow their businesses.
Moreover, in 2018 Desmond started exploring the online space for training and mentoring young people. He founded Young Achievers Network a fast growing online community that’s committed to equipping young people with the requisite knowledge and skills that will make them escape unemployment in order to have a successful future. The movement aligns with the Sustainable Development Goals 4 (Quality Education) and 8 (Decent Work and Economic Growth).
Desmond has trained and mentored more than thousand young people online through his frequent webinars. His debut book “Beyond The Classroom” which explains five strategies that will help young people succeed after school, has sold a record 1,000 copies in less than a year and received the award of Educational Book of the year at EDUCOM AWARDS 2019. Desmond was also awarded by the Volta regional chapter of the National Service Scheme as the Outstanding Service Person For Volta and Oti Regions in the year 2019 for his outstanding work in mentoring Senior High School students in the region.
With a burning passion for business growth and economic development, Desmond consults for startups in Ghana and other African countries. As a publisher and book marketing consultant, he has helped more young people, most of whom are first timers, to write and publish their books. Desmond has recently released his sixth book. Some of his titles include; Wisdom For Excellence, Write Like a Pro, Baked and Brewed and How To Make Money on WhatsApp among others.
Also, Desmond heads the Literary Art Publishing Department at the Ghana Chamber of Content Producers. He’s also a volunteer writer and event strategist for The Foundation for Nation Builders where he speaks and writes on leadership
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