Kezia Sanie makes final ten for US$ 100k Global student price 2023

Kezia with a student beneficiary of her foundation

Kezia Sanie, a young law student in Accra, stood out from 4,000 applicants from 122 countries. She’s associated with and the Varkey Foundation’s Global Student Prize, a platform highlighting exceptional students improving our world.

This prize is accessible to all students aged 16 and above, including part-time and online students. Kezia is motivated to excel in law and humanitarianism and is the founder of For The Future Ghana (FTF), a charity she initiated with classmates. She inspired about 50 students from various schools to join FTF, which now sponsors 13 underprivileged children, providing education and overall well-being.

In just seven years, FTF has positively affected over 3,000 underprivileged children in Ghana, providing them food and educational resources. Kezia’s efforts earned her the Female Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the 2020 Young Achiever’s Summit, and FTF won the Project/Initiative Award at the same event.

The Global Student Prize is a platform for incredible students all over the world to share their stories, connect with each other, and reach influencers in education and beyond.

As so many of these students are already doing such exceptional things for their communities and the wider world, we are thrilled to announce the Chegg Changemaker Fund, to help further their remarkable work so they make an even bigger difference. We are also excited to be able to connect them to additional support, encouragement and mentorship through the recently launched Changemakers Mentor Program”.


Sunny Varkey, founder of the Varkey Foundation, said: “I extend warm congratulations to Kezia Sanie. Your story illustrates the crucial role education plays in building a better tomorrow for everyone. It is the key to solving humanity’s greatest challenges, from war and conflict to climate change to growing inequality”.

Absolutely! These top 10 finalists for the Global Student Prize 2023 are a varied group of students from around the globe, all excelling in their respective studies. So inspiring!

The winner of the Global Student Prize is selected based on their academic success, creativity, and community influence and is expected to be selected later this year. Previous winners have demonstrated amazing innovation and resilience. Excited for this year’s winner! The winner last year was a Ukrainian teenager , Igor klymenko, 17. We wish all the best to Kezia.

SOURCE: Senali News Ghana

Advertisements Text

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *