Former Vice President, World Bank, Africa Region, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has been elected as a member of Fundação Dom Cabral Board of Trustees, to assist FDC consolidate its goals.
Ezekwesili, an economics coverage skilled, joined the FDC board as its latest member.
The founder and Global Chief Executive Officer of Stefanini, Marco Stefanini, in addition to Founder/Board Chairman of MRV Engenharia, Rubens Menin, have been additionally welcomed into the FDC board, in accordance with a press release on Sunday by the highest Brazilian faculty.
The three new councillors are anticipated to contribute to the fulfilment of the establishment’s mission of creating society by training, the assertion added.
“Fundação Dom Cabral is honoured to announce the election of Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili as a member of its BoT, its highest decision-making body.
“The FDC is a Brazilian enterprise faculty, whose mission is to contribute to the event of society by the coaching and improvement of executives, entrepreneurs and public managers,” Ezekwesili’s spokesperson, Mr Ozioma Ubabukoh, stated.
According to the Financial Times’ ranking, FDC is the ninth best business school in the world, he noted.
In the social area, FDC offers training to low-income entrepreneurs, social organisations and their managers, young people in vulnerable situations, while granting scholarships to underprivileged university students, through the FDC – Centro Social Cardeal Dom Serafim, Ubabukoh added.
The co-founder and President of the FDC Board Committee, Prof Emerson de Almeida, said, “Dr Oby’s election to the BoT will offer her a distinguished international and humanistic vision.”
The Dean of FDC, Antonio Batista, added, “Ezekwesili will contribute with necessary viewpoints and assist FDC consolidate its goals.”
On the African continent and along with cooperating with the University of Cape Town in South Africa, FDC is creating PAEX in Mozambique
“PAEX is an educational solution that creates a network to support the professionalisation of companies, transferring knowledge and promoting greater competitiveness and sustainable growth,” Ubabukoh added.
Similarly in August, Ezekwesili and 5 different international figures joined the Yale Jackson School of Global Affairs as senior fellows.
Peter Salovey, president of Yale University, United States of America, mentioned this in a press release after the appointment.
Mr Salovey additionally welcomed the establishment’s 19 returning fellows.
He listed the college’s different 2021 senior fellows as Staffan de Mistura (Italy & Sweden), Jessica Faieta (Ecuador), Anne Patterson, David Brooks and Jessica Seddon (United States).