We congratulate our Of Counsel Gbenga Oyebode MFR, on his appointment as Chairman of Teach For All’s Board of Directors.
Teach for All is a global network of 61 independent, locally led and governed partner organizations that work to accelerate the network’s progress in addressing the complex challenges confronting children in disadvantaged communities by developing leadership in classrooms and communities to ensure all children can reach their full potential.
According to Teach For All, since joining the Board of Directors in 2017, Mr. Oyebode has made significant contributions, including serving as a member of their Finance and Audit committee, providing strategic guidance on their work across Africa and globally, and serving as Teach For All’s Vice-Chair of the global Board of Directors.
“We’re so lucky to have Gbenga Oyebode’s leadership and perspective, especially during this era that is both fraught with growing challenges and full of new possibilities. He brings deep commitment to improving education and developing leadership as well as experience and perspective rooted in sub-Saharan Africa, which is our network’s fastest-growing region ” says Wendy Kopp, CEO & Co-founder of Teach for All.
Mr. Oyebode also serves on the boards of the Ford Foundation and the Africa Philanthropy Forum, among others.
The Teach for All announcement can be viewed in full here.