18 Oct

Oliver Sabot- Chair

Our Board Oliver Sabot Board Chair Oliver Sabot is the co-founder and Managing Director of Nova Pioneer Group, a rapidly growing network of schools focused on making world-class education more affordable across the African continent. He is also a co-founder and Director of Kepler and Spire, two new models focused on dramatically improving the quality, […]


17 Oct

Keri Hoyt

Our Board Keri Hoyt Board Member Keri Hoyt spent more than 18 years honing her management and leadership skills at The Princeton Review. In 2009, she joined Success Academies as its Chief Operating Officer and helped scale the organization from 4 to 32 schools. She currently serves as the President of Noodle Partners, which helps […]


16 Oct

Vivienne Lawack

Our Board Vivienne Lawack Board Member Born in Eastern Cape, South Africa, Vivienne obtained her B.Juris ( cum laude), LLB cum laude at the former University of Port Elizabeth (now Nelson Mandela University) in 1993 and 1995, respectively. She obtained an LLM degree from UPE in 1997 and graduated from the University of South Africa […]


15 Oct

Obinna Ukwuani

Our Board Obinna Ukwuani Board Member Obinna Ukwuani is a pan-African social entrepreneur who is committed to creating value and building human capacity. He is currently the Chief Digital Officer at the Bank of Kigali where is responsible for leading the Digital Factory, the center of excellence for product innovation and development in digital banking. […]


14 Oct

Vanessa Adande

Our Board Vanessa Adande Board Member Managing Partner, ELLIPSIS As a finance executive, Vanessa is passionate about bringing structure to the chaos caused by change and growth. Through her 18 years of experience in corporate accounting and financial management, she developed a deep understanding of the finance function best practices required to efficiently grow and […]


13 Oct

Misan Rewane

Our Board Misan Rewane Board Member Born and raised in Lagos, Misan Rewane is no stranger to the challenges of education and social mobility. When her parents, unable to ignore the education system’s breakdown, were compelled to send her to the U.S. for university, she resolved to help transform the region’s education system. After graduating […]


12 Oct

Isaac Kwaku Fokuo Jr.

Our Board Isaac Kwaku Fokuo Jr. Board Member For over two decades, Isaac Kwaku Fokuo Jr. has worked as an International Political Economy advisor to governments, investors, and global Fortune 500 companies on the nuances of navigating and expanding into emerging growth markets. He is also the Founder of Botho Emerging markets Group, an investment […]


12 Oct

Dan Gwinnell

Our Board Dan Gwinnell Board Member Dan Gwinnell currently works as a Project Director and Technical Advisor for the US COVID-19 response with Partners in Health. Previously, he was the CEO of Kepler from 2017 to 2020. Prior to joining Kepler, Dan spent six years working with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in various […]


9 Aug

Pascaline Umulisa

Our Board Pascaline Umulisa Board Member Pascaline is currently employed by World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) as the Global Programme Manager for Girl-Led Action on Climate Change project. Prior to her joining WAGGGS, Pascaline worked at Rwanda Girl Guides Association as the Executive Director with the main responsibility of developing and […]