GetBundi Appoints Obiamaka Agbakoba as Executive Secretary of GetBundi Education Foundation

The Education Technology Company announced the appointment in a press release issued at the weekend and signed by its founder, Osita Oparaugo.

The company said that as executive secretary and lead strategist of GetBundi Education Foundation, Dr. Agbakoba will create and execute a multi-year plan for increasing voluntary revenue, which will support the foundation’s aggressive plan for growth in the years to come.

“The executive secretary shall also be responsible for day to day running of the foundation; drive the policy thrust and ensure that it does not derail from its objectives; liaise with government agencies and donors; oversee the development team charged with the responsibility for fundraising, marketing and events; work with the Chairman as well as individual Board members, as appropriate, to best cultivate relationships, and identify and build relationships with all sources that are viable for developing partnerships.

“Dr. Agbakoba, a public health physician with extensive experience in working with both public and private sectors, comes with a strong background in planning and executing healthcare projects, research, and training and is keen on making a positive impact on the health and well-being of communities through education.

Equipped with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from the College of Medicine, University of Jos, a Masters in Public Health from the University of Lagos, and additional training in Data Analytics and Digital Marketing, she has held various leadership and consultant positions with public agencies as well as private organizations, specialising in areas such as strategy and planning, quality of care initiatives, policy development and health promotion.

“GetBundi Education Foundation’s mission is to support the promotion of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) for post-primary school students and Digital Skills education for the youths across Africa. The Foundation focuses mostly on those who are potentially left behind, especially girls, internally displaced students, refugees, and the disabled. In 2023, GetBundi Education Foundation, through its flagship initiative TechSis, a programme designed to bridge the gender divide in tech, trained 500 African women in coding for free and tagged TechSis 2023.

The Team are all excited for this next project as well as the phase of the foundation, and the upskilling that this will bring to the youths in Nigeria.