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Misan Rewane

Co-Founder & CEO, West African Vocational Education

Bio Current as of January 25, 2019

Misan Rewane is co-founder and CEO of WAVE. Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Misan is no stranger to the challenges of education and social mobility. When her parents, unable to ignore Nigeria’s broken education system, were compelled to send her to the U.S. for university, she resolved to help transform Nigeria’s education system. After graduating from Stanford University, she worked with The Monitor Group, TechnoServe, and the Center for Public Policy Alternatives. As an MBA student at Harvard Business School, she partnered with fellow West Africans who were passionate about tackling youth unemployment and launched WAVE in 2013.