Iyinoluwa Aboyeji is the General Partner and Co-founder of Future Africa, a platform that provides capital, coaching, and community for mission-driven innovators building an African Future where purpose and prosperity are within everyone's rea
Prior to co-founding Teach For Unganda, CEO James Kassaga Arinaitwe gained eight years of international development experience working with The Carter Center in the United States, the non-profit organization founded by former U.S.
Don is an alumnus of the African Leadership Academy in South Africa and a Mastercard Scholar at Michigan State University. Don graduated with a double degree in Agribusiness Management and Food Industry Management.
Nedgine is the Co-founder and CEO of Anseye Pou Ayiti, which seeks to raise education outcomes in rural Haiti by promoting teacher excellence and student success—rooted in Haitian culture, customs, and community.
Temitope is a Teach For Nigeria alumna and the Co-founder of the EmpowerHer Initiative, which provides classes, micro-loans, and skills training in financial literacy to connect girls and women with opportunities for financial inclusion and empowe
Dr. Chizoba Imoka is an award-winning educator, a seasoned education reform strategist, and an acclaimed social justice advocate/practitioner with a PhD in Education Policy & Leadership from the University of Toronto, Canada.
Fatoumatta Jaiteh has been actively engaged in activism, girls’ education, community service, and implementing community programs that promote gender equity, preventive health, economic growth, and unity for the past nine years.
Joseph Munyambanza works with Mastercard Foundation to catalyze alumni engagement in Mastercard Foundation priority countries, support the Scholars Program in the new partnership development in the expansion with new African Universities, and deep
Teach For Uganda’s Co-founder and Chief of Programs, Charlotte I. Nsengiyumva, has over five years of youth development experience. Upon completing university, she worked as a high school teacher for two years before joining Educate!
Rufaro Nyoni is an alum of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program at African Leadership Academy who graduated with an Honors in the Bachelor of Science degree in Finance concentrating in Investment Management at United States International Uni
Vivian Onano is a social entrepreneur and the Founder/Director at Leading Light Initiative. Known for her humanitarian work, she has also been recognized as an emerging woman leader with the courage to lead change on the African continent.
Andres Schipani is the East and Central African correspondent of The Financial Times based in Nairobi. He was previously a Brazil correspondent, and before moving to Sao Paulo, he was the Andes and Carribean correspondent based in Bogota.