High-Level Steering Group

Aïcha Bah Diallo

Former Minister of Education of Guinea; Former UNESCO Assistant Director-General for Education

Alicia Herbert 

Director of Education, Gender and Equality and Special Envoy for Gender Equality at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office 

Henrietta Fore

Executive Director, UNICEF

Jamie Cooper

Founding Chair & President, Big Win Philanthropy

Dr. Liesbet Steer

Director, International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity (Education Commission)

Strive Masiyiwa

Founder & Executive Chairman, Econet Group

Theo Sowa

CEO, African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF)

Sir Ronald Cohen

Chair, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment; Founding Partner and former Chairman, Apax Partners

Aliko Dangote

President & CEO, Dangote Group; Chairman, Aliko Dangote Foundation

Felipe Calderón

Former President Of Mexico; Honorary Chair, Global Commission On The Economy And Climate

Jakaya Kikwete

Former President of Tanzania; former Chairperson, African Union; Board Director, Nutrition International

Kimberly Gire

Founder, Global Women Leaders; Chair, Board of Trustees, Centre for Global Equality

Rebecca Winthrop

Senior Fellow & Co-Director of the Center for Universal Education, the Brookings Institution

Phyllis Costanza

Head of Social Impact & CEO, UBS Optimus Foundation

Vikas Pota

Former CEO & Chairman, Varkey Foundation; former Group CEO, Tmrw Digital

Amel Karboul

CEO, Education Outcomes Fund (EOF); Commissioner on the Education Commission; former Minister of Tourism, Tunisia