Madelle is a lawyer by profession with over 10 years of experience as a legal practitioner.
Madelle is a United Nations Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals and the Founder of the Jumpstart Academy Africa. In recognition of Madelle’s work with Jumpstart Academy Africa, she has been featured by Forbes as “Innovative Africans Fixing a Broken Education System”. Madelle has also received awards and recognition from the Queens Young Leaders, American Express Emerging Innovators, Ashoka Changemakers, One Young World, Vital Voices and Avance Media as one of the Most Influential Young Africans.
Madelle holds an LL.M from Georgetown University, a BA in Law
& Anthropology from the London School of Economics; and is an alumnus of the African Leadership Academy, Watson University, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies.
Chief Technology Officer
Nkefor is an Information Security Analyst by profession with over 8 years of working experience in the Information Technology industry across financial and insurance organizations. Before pursuing a career path as an Information Security Analyst, Nkefor worked as a Database Administrator. Aside from being an IT enthusiast, Nkefor is also passionate about photography and is the owner of and photographer at Bright Lux Photography.
Nkefor holds a BS in Information Technology from Allen E. Paulson College of Engineering and Computing at Georgia Southern University and an alumnus of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) and the University of Dschang. He also holds several IT credentials including Oracle Certified Associate, CyberArk Certified Trustee, Defender and Sentry, AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate and Google Cloud Certified Associate Cloud Engineer.