Facelist Awards 5 years of celebrating Pan-African excellence

2013 FACE List Honorees

George Ntim

Service

Serving our community is what he does best. The only African to climb up the difficult ladder to become the Director of VIP Guest Relations and Community Services at the Marriot Marquis Hotel in NYC, Ntim is using his position to bring change to his country, Ghana.

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He founded the African Development Foundation (ADF) to promote goodwill and strengthen relationships between America and Africa through youth-oriented initiatives, with an outreach that includes providing African youths with computer training, health-related resources, and recreational outlets.

One of the many initiatives of the foundation is to promote baseball in Africa. The foundation has taken many major league baseball players to Africa to teach kids how to play and to encourage them to always use positive outlets. The foundation is currently building the first ever baseball field in Africa.

Hailing from Ghana, Mr. Ntim believes that sports can play a significant role in Africa’s economic liberation.