Edtech Insiders

Connecting Education and Employment in the Middle East and Africa with Andrew Baird of EFE

June 27, 2022 Alex Sarlin Episode 52
Edtech Insiders
Connecting Education and Employment in the Middle East and Africa with Andrew Baird of EFE
Show Notes

Andrew Baird is the President & CEO of the global hub of Education For Employment (EFE-Global). Andrew brings to EFE more than twenty-five years of experience in advancing private sector-led strategies to create inclusive employment and livelihoods around the world - including in several countries where EFE operates. He is a strong advocate for women’s economic employment, and promoting entrepreneurship. He co-founded the Global Center for Youth Employment, a membership-based organisation devoted to developing collective solutions to the challenges of youth employment. He has held leadership positions in a range of organisations in the field and home offices of RTI International, Making Cents International, and the Peace Corps. 

For those interested in engaging with EFE as a mentor, or lending their expertise to the youth EFE serves, reach out at info@efe.org

To discuss edtech solutions to address the youth employment and education challenges faced in the MENA, reach out to abaird@efe.org.

Recommended Resources
Middle East Focus, a podcast by the Middle East Institute