African Changemaker

Sim Shagaya

Sim is a Nigerian media and technology entrepreneur and a strong advocate for education in Africa.

This drive pushed him to found uLesson Education, an app providing access to quality education for African learners. The app offers courses in math, science, and English and is available in English and French.

Sim’s mission is to make quality education available to everyone, regardless of their social or economic status.
He graduated from George Washington University and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering from Dartmouth College.

Sim also previously founded Konga, one of West Africa’s largest e-commerce platforms.

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