African Leadership University
Jackson Akor is an Entrepreneurship Faculty at African Leadership University, Kigali- Rwanda. He holds a Master’s degree in Entrepreneurship Education from the Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, a MacArthur Foundation regional centre of excellence, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He won the 2018 French Research Institute in Africa (IFRA) research grant to conduct his Master’s degree thesis that focused on driving financial inclusion to accelerate small-scale women owned businesses in the insurgency affected North-East Nigeria. The research also won the 2019 MAXQDA Research for Change Fellowship honourable mention award. He is an Alumni of LEAP Africa Social Innovators Fellowship in Lagos-Nigeria, The United Nations Youth Leadership Program (YLP) in Berlin-Germany. When he is not facilitating sessions for students, entrepreneurs or small businesses owners, he works with data sets to provide research insights in cross-cutting issues in entrepreneurship or catch him hiking on the hills of Kigali.