Jesse Nkwiri

Jesse Nkwiri is a passionate young leader with interest in the areas of Education, Leadership development, Researcher, and Entrepreneurship. He advocates for quality and affordable education, and leadership development for young secondary school pupils through Changing Narratives Community Initiative (CNCI).

Jesse is a Non-resident Resident Research Fellow with Youth Center for Research, Pakistan, a Researcher with The PENCIL Research Team, and a fellow of the Young Leaders Access Program with MCW. He volunteers with Harvest Leaders Community in Africa (HALCIA), Women Reform Organization, Angwan Rukuba Community Library, Thinking Cap Literacy Initiative among others.

Jesse is a graduate of Mathematics Education from the University of Jos and currently taking an MBA in Finance and Investment at ABU zaria.

He is the Volunteer Coordinator at TCLI.

Nerat-Dagwi D. Nyam

Nerat-Dagwi is a Psychology major undergraduate and an ambassador for mental health awareness. Currently the Coordinator of Awareness for Psychological Disorders on Campus (APDC), she is passionate about Volunteering for social change and uses her skills as an on air personality to reach out to many people.

Arinze Amadi

Arinze is a graduate of Prosthetics and Orthotics, a Pragmatist, Promoter, Collaborator, Administrator and storyteller who strives for unlimited vision. He is a passionate voice for equitable access to a better world through quality education and sustainable innovation in Nigeria, especially through storytelling. In this pursuit, Arinze has volunteered, assisted, collaborated and taken up roles in development organizations such as Thinking Cap Literacy Initiative, Voice of the Christian Martyrs, STEMi Africa and ISmileCosYouSmile to develop and promote programs and projects that foster the aforementioned passion and purpose to create impact because he believes a better world is possible.

Christine Msurshima Vihishima

Christine Vihishima is a fourth-year student of Law at the American University of Nigeria, Yola, Nigeria. Asides pursuing her degree, she is a strong voice for equitable access to education and literacy in her community. In pursuit of this passion, she has set up a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Nigeria, whose main goal is to roll back illiteracy among Nigerian children and teenagers using various creative methods. The programs put in place are aimed at encouraging and providing equitable access to education for all, with a special focus on the girl child.

Christine also volunteers with the Community Service office of her university, where she teaches the native women in Yola how to read and write and has piloted a campaign which provides underprivileged school girls with menstrual hygiene training and materials. She strongly believes that everyone should have access to quality education and that if women are educated, they can participate more in government and be enlightened enough to also hold their government accountable as a result of the framework of democracy. In her free time, Christine enjoys discussing national and global issues with her peers. She is also a portrait and wedding photographer.

She is the Executive Director of TCLI.