Kalada Belema Meshack-Hart was born in Rivers State, Nigeria. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Port-Harcourt, he is a passionate development enthusiast and digital media strategist, branding and events expert, he has served as the new media assistant to a sitting member of parliament and also served as the youngest Chief Press Secretary, when he was the CPS to the Former First Lady of Nigeria.
His passion to see development and empower young people led him to begin the EMPOWER 3600 project where he is currently empowering 3600 young Nigerians with digital media skill to make them self reliant, as a digital media expert he runs one of Nigeria’s most popular online blogs TATAFONAIJA which currently has over 1,500,000 daily impressions on Instagram @tatafonaija
His desire to see Africa unite and develop led him to put this team together to work on the COWAP project thus harnessing the enormous wealth of intelligence and goodwill in the Wives of Presidents and Vice Presidents in Africa both sitting and past to achieve peace and development in Africa focusing on Peace, ending hunger and poverty as well as improving girl child education in Africa.
He is the team lead of COWAP. Through his NGO Engage Empower Educate Initiative which started last year with the aim of empowering the girl child and youth, focusing on 4 thematic points of the SDG goals, to this end the NGO has been able to put together 3 projects
In 2019 he started the social media for social good summit and awards to recognise those that use their social media presence for good, rewarding the overall winner with 1 million, this Initiative is funded by his NGO EEEI
He is currently the Co founder of African Economic Congress