DIALLO SUMBRY CONNECTING THE BRIDGE TO SIERRA LEONE – AFRICAN AMERICANS COMING HOME- AFRICAN ANCESTRY.
Host: DOC- Foday Jalloh.
“You trace your root, and you found out you are connected and rooted to a small country call Sierra Leone, a country with somuch culture and dynamism” Foday Jalloh- Director of Culture.
Sierra Leone getting it right with root tourism, as Diallo Sumbry’s visit to Sierra Leone is utmost and essential for the country to understand and faster comprehend the paradigm of root tourism and ancestry tracing is carefully coordinated, directed and managed with smart styles and authentication.
This aspect of tourism ancestry, can be a phenomenon that can totally rebrand the destination with persona marketing and persona profile raising been the new connect to the Americas and more.
With brother Diallo who is a top-notch and savvy ancestry expert with vast experience, professional with a solid reputation of committed service and unwavering work ethics, coupled with Courage, fair authenticity and a real connected leader looking for opportunities to leverage skillset with aligned brands and projects with focus on the African diaspora, as said in his LinkedIn.
Diallo Specialties: ideation, project development and implementation, event management, grant writing, relationship broker, curation and partnerships for Ancestry.
The General Manager Madam Fatmata Kroma raised a critical concern on the model and structure of how the process will be done, when it comes to identifying the authentication of the person, claiming the country of origin.
Brother Diallo further clear the air: that according to their model, they as in
African Ancestry, Inc is a DNA testing company founded in 2003 by Dr. Gina Paige and Dr. Rick Kittles. They provide family history for people with African lineage that is specific not only to countries of origin but also ethnic groups of origin. Unlike other ancestry tests, African Ancestry aims to specifically help black communities around the world to connect with their roots by better understanding their African heritage. Since its founding, African Ancestry has helped over 500,000 people trace their maternal and paternal lineages to their African country of origin (https://blog.genomelink.io/ )
Therefore, its time to help Sierra Leone reach that level in actualizing the correct and right patterns in attracting brothers and sisters who are wishing to reach out, especially with countries they are connected to.
The GM NTB also raised the concern on how the organization can work with local Tour Operators in Sierra Leone, and ensure they are fully involved from the beginning to the end to aid their businesses.
The Admin Manager MRC laid stronger emphasis on the pre-requisite requirements, that serves as a National Security and future leverage for the people of Sierra Leone.
Diallo concluded that Sierra Leoneans must see and treat this Ancestry and home coming as a boom for the heritage and culture sector.
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