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Salim Amin is chairman of Camerapix, founder and Chairman of The Mohamed Amin Foundation and co-founder and chairman of A24 Media. In December 2012, Salim was named as one of the "100 Most Influential Africans" by New African Magazine and the same magazine named him in their "top 50 Under 50" Africans May 2013 issue. In 2010 Salim was one of only 150 people around the world invited by President Obama to the Presidential Entrepreneurship Summit in Washington, DC. In December 2005, Salim began work on the launch of the first 24-hour pan-African News and Current Affairs Channel. Africa 24 Media, a precursor to the Channel and Africa's first online Agency for video and stills content, launched in September 2008 (www.a24media.com ). In 1998, The Mohamed Amin Foundation was launched to provide would-be African journalists with the tools and knowledge to tell local stories to an international audience. In 2004 Pete Murimi of Kenya was the first graduate of the "MoForce" to win the prestigious CNN African Journalist of the Year Award, a shining example of the quality of training provided at the Foundation. As Executive Producer and Presenter, Salim finished a documentary chronicling his father's life in March 2006 entitled "MO & ME" which has to date won 15 Awards for Best Documentary in the United States, Canada, India and on the African Continent, including the Grand Jury Award at the New York International Film Festival. The documentary achieved a successful theatrical release in Kenya and was screened at the prestigious British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), as well as the Cannes Film Festival in 2007. In January 2007 Salim was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in Davos. He is a fellow of the African Leadership Initiative-East Africa and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.