NIGERIA TAKES A BOLD STEP INTO VIRTUAL EDUCATION, WITH ITS FIRST ONLINE UNIVERSITY FOUNDED BY GOSSY UKANWOKE
Gossy is a Higher Education Investor, supporting access to Learning and Education for young people in under-served communities. He has worked with African governments on the development of policies to assist in creating better access, quality and relevance of learning in higher education institutions. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the American University of Cyprus with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems.
As an advisor to a number of young entrepreneurs, startups and businesses, he has successfully helped to develop businesses that are providing real solutions to problems being faced daily on the continent across a broad range of sectors including: Power, Education, Civil Service, Infrastructure Development and Manufacturing. His work has been profiled by the World Bank and on CNN, Forbes, Harvard Business School, Forum for Growth and Innovation, The Huffington Post and more. His work has been used as a research focus and has been cited in articles, journals and other academic publications.
After the success of SCN (Students Circle Network), which he launched in 2010, Gossy decided to start Beni American University Research & Development in 2012 – through which he founded Beni American University and BAU Executive Education . Beni American University is Nigeria's first online university with an objective to remove the barriers that hamper access to higher education in Africa.
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