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The 2nd Annual Education Innovation Africa focuses on facilitating innovative partnerships that build sustainable and impactful education programmes across Sub Saharan Africa.

Alternative education models such as informal private schools, online learning platforms, skills-based programmes and alternative delivery models are contributing to the reach of education across Africa. However, sustainable finance and investment are required to increase the efficacy, reach and impact of these programmes. Under this year’s theme ’Delivering Impact’, the event will unite key education leaders at Ministries, Educators, Programmes and Edtech companies, together with Capital Providers at PE, VC, Impact, Development Banks and Corporate Programmes to find new partnerships and models that will provide sustainable and impactful education programmes across Sub-Saharan Africa. 
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Allison Rohner

IDP Foundation, Inc, USA
Executive Director - IDP Rising Schools Program

Inspired by its dedication to finding sustainable solutions to education challenges in the developing world, Allison Rohner joined the IDP Foundation, Inc. in 2011 as Program Associate. Since that time, she has passionately worked on the IDP Foundation’s keystone IDP Rising Schools Program, a microfinance and capacity-building venture targeting existing low-cost private schools in Ghana. In her current role as Executive Director of the IDP Rising Schools Program, she is responsible for the successful expansion of the program and establishing the additional partnerships to support schools participating in the program.