CEO & Founder, 8B Education Investments
Lydia is the Founder and CEO of 8B Education Investments, a financial and education technology platform that specializes in lending to African students so they can attend world-class global universities and succeed. A Kenyan national, Lydiah brings her personal education journey, and over eighteen years of work experience focused on issues of international politics, development, and human rights.
Prior to founding 8B, Lydiah worked at the United Nations, the World Bank, and leading global nonprofits. She publishes and speaks on a wide range of topics, including the role of innovative finance in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the role of world-class human capital in African development.
April 21, 2021
Show Notes: In this episode we explore the challenges faced by talented Africans who lack the access they need to a world-class education, including long wait lists to get into leading academic programs.Those that do gain access may not be able to...Social Impact