Bangkok born, VA raised, globally trained and now achieving honorary Mbongo status in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Nisha Ligon is a social entrepreneur with a background in media and science, and a passion for education. She has produced content for the BBC, the Guardian, online learning platforms, and an award winning documentary, Twiga Stars--she's an avid footballer. Nisha holds an MSc. from Imperial College London and a B.S. from Yale.
She is Co-founder and CEO of UBONGO, Africa's leading kids' edutainment company. Ubongo creates top quality, localised edutainment to help Africa's 500 million kids learn, and leverage their learning to change their lives. Their vision is to equip Africa's next generation with the educational foundation, critical skills and positive mindsets to change their own lives and communities for the better. Over 17 million families in Africa learn with our edu-cartoons and radio programs, and we're rapidly growing across the continent. At Ubongo, she’s lead visionary, series producer/ screenwriter, and does whatever it takes to get our products made, tested and released!
June 8th, 2021 | 49 mins 23 secs
akili and me, ceo, co-founder, edutainment media, glocal citizens podcast, nisha ligon, pan-african impact. leap transmedia, tanzania, ubongo kids, ubongo media, us