The Board provides oversight, guidance and support with respect to strategy, stakeholder relations, governance, audit, program management and expansion plans. The board ensures that the vision, mission and objectives of the Foundation are consistently implemented and met.

Halima Ibrahim Abba
Position: Chair

Experience: Africa Finance Corporation (Investment Professional); Bureau of Public Enterprises (Legal Officer); Goldman Sachs (Sales & Structuring Intern); Nomura (Sales & Structuring Intern); J.P. Morgan (Intern); Oxfam (Youth Board Member); Department for Education UK (Youth Board Member); Sponsors for Educational Opportunity London (Mentor); Oxford Cambridge Africa Mentorship Program (Mentor)

Education: Kings College London (LLB Law); Cambridge University (Development Studies MPhil); Chartered Financial Analyst Level 2 Candidate; Kings Leadership Award; National Union of Students (NUS) UK Skills Award; V50 and V10 UK Awards; Make-A-Difference Awards (GAME 2014)

Expertise: Governance, Programs, Audit & Strategy

Wale Samuel
Position: Vice Chair

Experience: USAID (Education Consultant); World Bank on Global Partnership for Education (Consultant); CSACEFA (Policy Advisor and National Coordinator); Oando Foundation. Interacted with Action Aid,, All-Party Parliamentary Groups in the UK House of Parliament, OXFAM, Results UK, Nigerian High Commission UK

Education: Ahmadu Bello University (International Studies); University of York (Masters in Public Policy and Management); Winner of Commonwealth Scholarship

Expertise: Monitoring & Evaluation, Programs & Stakeholder Relations

Hadiza Abba
Position: Secretary

Experience: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) (National Program Officer); Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC);  CSACEFA (Research Assistant); Gaji & Associates (Legal Assistant); Unity Bank (Litigation & Recovery Legal Officer)

Education: University of Sheffield (LLB Law); Nigerian Law School (BL); University of Warwick (LLM International Human Rights and Development)

Expertise: Legal, Stakeholder Relations, Strategy & Programs

Jemilu Kwande
Position: Trustee

Experience: Bureau of Public Enterprises (Deputy Director); IT Consultant (several firms)

Education: University of Jos (Business management); University of Wales (Masters in Advance IT and Business Administration); Oxford Institute of Technology (Computer Security)

Expertise: Stakeholder Relations, IT & Fundraising

Salamatu Sule
Position: Trustee

Experience: Fahimta Literary Discourse (CEO & Founder) Association of Nigerian Authors (Secretary); Right to Know Nigeria (Program Assistant); Flood Project against domestic violence and child rape (Volunteer);

Education: Kogi State University (English and Literary Studies)

Expertise:  Media, Communications, Programs, & Stakeholder Relations