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Esther Abel

Nigeria & Stellenbosch University, 2024

Esther Abel holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Information Technology from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria. She graduated with a first-class degree and was the best graduating student in her department. Esther also holds a Venture in Management Certification from Lagos Business School, is an Alumnus of the Aspire Leaders Program from Harvard Business School and prior to accepting Mandela Rhodes Foundation scholarship, she worked in the Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Division at Guaranty Trust Bank, Plc Abuja Nigeria.

Esther excels in data analysis, she is a certified Google Data Analyst Professional, with expertise in tools such as Excel, Google Big Query, Google Data Studio, MySql, and Python. Esther’s skills also extend to project management.

Beyond her academic achievements, Esther is a dedicated advocate for Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Quality Education) and 5 (Gender Equality). She is the founder of “Opportunities Unlock”, a not-for-profit social enterprise aimed at providing training, job opportunities and scholarship information, and mentorship programmes to empower and inspire young Africans for a better future.

She has served as a facilitator for Junior Achievement Nigeria, is also a youth mentor for Right Step Global Foundation, and a media volunteer for Urbanize Africa. Esther is committed to effective leadership.

With an unshakable drive and a clear vision, Esther Abel is set to further her education in Machine Learning and AI at Stellenbosch University, where she will continue to expand her expertise and contribute to her mission of creating a positive impact in the world of technology and beyond.

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