Grace Ihejiamaizu is a well accomplished young Nigerian social entrepreneur, educator, and global changemaker with over seven years of experience working in the nonprofit and youth development sector. Currently, she is the founder of iKapture Networks, an afterschool organization focused on educating, engaging, and equipping students and out-of-school youth in Nigeria with skills to become leaders and entrepreneurs.
She is also the founder and chief editor of Opportunity Desk, one of the largest online platforms that bridges the gap in education by sharing information about relevant learning and growth opportunities for youth around the world. Grace currently combines these efforts with a teaching position at the University of Calabar. Upon completion of the Mandela Washington Fellowship, Grace plans to continue her work in promoting quality education with a focus on expanding her activities to reach more young school leavers.
iKapture Networks is an emerging social enterprise that seeks to provide solutions to the youth and educational challenges using innovative strategies and information and communication technology (ICT) in Nigeria. The organization works with secondary and post-secondary students as well as graduates and youth between the age of 15 and 25 years who require certain relevant skills to be outstanding in an increasingly competitive environment.