The Team is backed by a Strong Advisory Board

  Gordon Brown   Chair  - United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former UK Prime Minister

Gordon BrownChair -United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education and former UK Prime Minister

  Jakaya Kikwete   Former President of Tanzania, and Chair of the African Union

Jakaya Kikwete  Former President of Tanzania, and Chair of the African Union

  Rebecca Winthrop     Senior fellow & Director of the Center for Universal Education at Brookings

Rebecca Winthrop    Senior fellow & Director of the Center for Universal Education at Brookings

  Jamie Cooper   Founding Chair and president of Big Win Philanthropy

Jamie Cooper  Founding Chair and president of Big Win Philanthropy

  Aliko Dangote   President & CEO of the Dangote Group and Chairman of the Dangote Foundation

Aliko Dangote  President & CEO of the Dangote Group and Chairman of the Dangote Foundation

  Vanessa Moungar    Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society, AfDB

Vanessa Moungar   Director of Gender, Women and Civil Society, AfDB

  Michael Barber   Founder and Chairman at Delivery Associates and Chief Education Advisor at Pearson

Michael Barber  Founder and Chairman at Delivery Associates and Chief Education Advisor at Pearson

  Theo Sowa  CEO of the African Women’s Development Fund

Theo Sowa CEO of the African Women’s Development Fund

  Justin Van Fleet                Chief of Staff, Global Business Coalition for Global Education

Justin Van Fleet             Chief of Staff, Global Business Coalition for Global Education

  Strive Masiyiwa     Zimbabwean businessman and philanthropist; founder and Group Chairman of Econet

Strive Masiyiwa    Zimbabwean businessman and philanthropist; founder and Group Chairman of Econet

  M  ohamed Amersi      Founder & CEO of Emergent Telecom Ventures

Mohamed Amersi     Founder & CEO of Emergent Telecom Ventures

  Ronald Cohen     Co-founder of Apax Partners, Chair of the Global Steering Group on Impact Investing (  chair of the initiative)

Ronald Cohen    Co-founder of Apax Partners, Chair of the Global Steering Group on Impact Investing(chair of the initiative)