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Dubbed “Nigeria’s budding Mark Zuckerberg” by Forbes, 24- year old Nigerian entrepreneur, Gossy Ukanwoke, wants to transform how education is provided and make it readily available for people who otherwise might not have access or the resources for an education.
Prior to Beni American University, Gossy founded Students Circle Network, an academic social network for students, teachers, institutions that brings over 10,000 free academic resources from over 200 universities globally and shares it free for students and teachers. Students Circle has grown to become a world known social network and has been featured on several news media worldwide. He has been referred to as “Africa’s Top Tech Entrepreneur” by ITNews Africa in 2011.
Gossy holds a B.Sc in Management Information Systems
What makes you an intrapreneur? What are the skills, capabilities, and personality traits that make you an intrapreneur?
We are a team of goal oriented entrepreneurs and professionals in both business, finance, education and management who are working towards the provision of affordable higher education for Africa's youth.
Beni American University believes in the collective support from industry leaders in Technology, Education, Business, Entrepreneurship to prop us towards our goals. Members of the Advisory Council bring their immense experiences in related fields on board to serve the purpose of guiding and serving in an advisory capacity to the Leadership of BAU on resource policies, technology focus, academic policies and related matters.
As a team of diversely talented and skilled members, we are evenly matched to take on projects and satisfactorily complete them. This is evident in our results