Outsiders Rising Newsletter

Munatsi M
Immigrants making extraordinary impact
Created 03 Sep 2021
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  • Another Indian CEO in Silicon Valley
    07 Dec 2021 • 1 min read
    Welcome to those receiving this newsletter for the first time. I started this project because I wanted to highlight interesting stories of immigrants who are making extraordinary impact in their adopt...
  • The Kurdish Yogurt King
    23 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 2 0
    Welcome to those receiving this newsletter for the first time. I started this project because I wanted to highlight interesting stories of immigrants who are making extraordinary impact in their adopt...
  • Ghana Roots. Global Footprint.
    18 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Outsiders Rising: Virgil Abloh Photo Credit: Wikipedia I first heard the name Virgil Abloh in 2019 in the Afrobeats song “Location” by one of my favorite Nigerian singers - Burna Boy. In doing the res...
  • Born A Crime
    09 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 1 0
    Welcome to the 14 new subscribers to this newsletter! May my musings encourage you to bloom wherever you find yourself planted. Outsiders Rising: Trevor Noah Photo Credit: www.grammy.com My Outsiders ...
  • From Nairobi to New York and beyond
    01 Nov 2021 • 2 min read
    Welcome to the 23 new subscribers to this newsletter! May my musings encourage you to bloom wherever you find yourself planted. Outsiders Rising: Elsa Majimbo Photo credit: Forbes Magazine It was duri...
  • From Zimbabwe to the Formula 1 podium
    27 Oct 2021 • 3 min read
    Welcome to the 47 new subscribers to this newsletter! May my musings encourage you to bloom wherever you find yourself planted. Outsiders Rising: Stephanie Travers This past Sunday I had the opportuni...
  • The Albanian who became Indian
    19 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    Thank you for taking the time to read this post. I am deliberately sharing stories of immigrants who made extraordinary impact in their adopted home countries. May these stories inspire you to bloom w...
  • The Basketball Outsider
    12 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Outsiders Rising: Hakeem Olajuwon During his 18-year career, Nigeria-born Hakeem Olajuwon staked his claim as one of the greatest players in National Basketball Association (NBA) history. Long conside...
  • Cryptocurrency Champion
    05 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Welcome to all the recent subscribers to this passion newsletter project of mine. I started writing Outsiders Rising because I wanted to share fascinating stories of immigrants who’ve made tremendous ...
  • Born in Somalia. Knighted in Britain.
    27 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Mo Farah (born Mohamed Muktar Jama Farah) is a track and field legend. Farah cemented his place among all time greats in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro when he completed the coveted “double doubl...
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