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Founders52 Ep17 | Nisha Ligon, Co-Founder & Ex-CEO of Ubongo

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🚀 Exciting News for Founders52 Series! 🚀

Get ready for a captivating session with Nisha Ligon, the remarkable Co-Founder of Ubongo! 🌍🎉

Nisha Lamsam Ligon, a Thai-American social entrepreneur, writer, and producer based in East Africa, co-founded Ubongo, a Pan-Africa social enterprise that's transforming education through edutainment programs. They reach an astounding 32 million kids a month through TV and radio, featuring beloved shows like Akili and Me and Ubongo Kids. 📺🧡

But here's the kicker—Ubongo has secured a staggering $27.8 million in grant funding! 💰💼

Now, after gracefully passing the reins to a new Ubongo CEO, Nisha is back in creative mode, crafting stories for the next generation and serving as a senior advisor for Ubongo. 📝🌟

What can you expect from this incredible session?

- Insights on starting both non-profit and for-profit enterprises.

- The secret sauce behind Ubongo's impressive fundraising journey.

- A deep dive into the unique roles of a founder versus a growth stage CEO.

- Expert advice on hiring a CEO and the critical considerations involved.

Join us for this enlightening conversation with Nisha Ligon on Founders52 Series! 🎙️🌟

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