Fighting Youth Unemployment in Africa

Misane Rewane sits down with Gerson Lehrman Group to discuss youth unemployment in Africa, fostering self-discovery among WAVE students, and her definition of success.

About Misane Rewane

Misan Rewane is co-founder and CEO of WAVE. Born and raised in Lagos, Nigeria, Rewane resolved to help transform Nigeria’s education system when her parents sent her to the U.S. for college. After graduating from Stanford University, Rewane worked with The Monitor Group, TechnoServe, and the Center for Public Policy Alternatives. As an MBA student at Harvard Business School, Rewane partnered with fellow West Africans who were passionate about tackling youth unemployment and launched WAVE in 2013.

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