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Building Quality Leadership Among Young Africans Through Education

Education has always remained one of the fundamental requirements for any society that wants to become relevant in the world. This is particularly important for most countries in Africa which are evidently struggling in terms of their social-economic and political relevance at the global stage.

In this podcast on African Docs Project, we will be looking at the Nigerian educational system from different angles: what are the challenges, what is been done and what can be done to remedy the situation.

Our guest is Regina Inem and she has wealth of experience in the sector.

More about Regina Inem

Amb. (Dr) Regina Inem, FIIM, FCBMP is an innovative, intelligent, talented and diverse leader with a passion to impact lives. She is an Educational Consultant, an Education Reformer, Humanitarian and Child Protection Advocate.

She holds a degree in Agriculture, a Post Graduate Diploma in Education, an Executive Master’s Degree in Project Management (U.K.), Masters in Educational Psychology and a doctorate degree in Theology and an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Business Management from the Swiss School of Business and Management, Geneva, Switzerland.

She has over 24 years of experience in the Educational sector. She previously worked in ADRAO International School, DOWEN College Lagos, FAMAKS British Schools, Atlantic Bay Preparatory School and Olashore International School as a Teacher, Administrator, Director, Principal and Head of School.

Amb. Regina has distinguished herself as a hardworking, God-fearing, philanthropist, and successful educationist with trail-blazing achievements.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Information Management, Fellow of the Unicarribean Business School, member of Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World, Young Africa Leaders Initiative and an Alumni of ITC SME Academy in Geneva; Switzerland. Associate partner, Association of Diaspora Youth (AYDO); member of Science Teachers Association of Nigeria (STAN); Association of Science Educators (ASE) United Kingdom; Child Protection Network; International Schools Teachers and Director Association; Association of School Directors and Educators in Nigeria, and a Nigerian Representative in Global Forum for SDGs (United Nations organization focused on Global Education) to mention a few.

Regina, a United Nations Volunteer and she is also a Lagos State influencer for the “Nirmala Chellarams League of Young Professionals and Entrepreneurs”. She empowers teachers across Sub-Saharan Africa through her works with 1 million Teachers Inc. a Canadian based NGO passionate about education reforms in Africa. She is also, the brand Ambassador of 1 Million Teachers Project in Nigeria.

So far, Regina has been honoured with 14 awards both locally and internationally for her contribution to the advancement of Science and Technology, her community, and educational reforms in Nigeria. She has attended various conferences, seminars and workshops in Nigeria, UAE, Malaysia, UK and the USA and has been invited to speak at summits, conferences and seminars across the country and the United Arab Emirates(Dubai).

Regina is passionate about making an impact in the lives of young people and women. Her drive is the desire to be part of the powerful force that will transform the educational, economic and leadership space in Africa.

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