Elvis Boniface is an Education Evangelist; an inquirer, learner and Educator passionate about changing the education narrative in Africa because he believes education is a goldmine that never runs out of gold. Learning is his lifestyle, credo and religion.
He is Chief Education Officer of Edugist, a social enterprise that drives reform, technology and innovation in education in Africa with operations in Nigeria, Rwanda and the United Kingdom. He works at the intersection of education and technology using the media as an overarching and veritable tool to change the education narrative. He is the Convener of the Nigeria Student Venture Prize, the first and only student venture prize in Nigeria that identifies the talent and technology of tomorrow and empower them to take their ideas to the next level.
He is the Executive Producer & Host of The Education Dialogue, a radio program that amplifies strong conversation aimed at improving education in Nigeria because he believes education is the pivot of Africa’s development.
Elvis has presented several papers on technology integration in education and education-focused corporate social responsibility – two areas he has done some ground-breaking projects and is a frequent speaker, conference/panel moderator, television commentator and presenter at conferences and symposiums across Africa.
Elvis is a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants of Nigeria and an accredited member of the international council of management consulting institutes as well as a volunteer, Education Thematic Group of Nigeria’s think-tank, Nigeria Economic Summit Group. Elvis has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Education from the University of Lagos, Nigeria and is currently a postgraduate student in the MA Education and Technology programme at University College London’s Institute of Education. with a research focus on how to improve education access and quality in Africa using technology.