Marielle is the VP of Global Affairs at African Leadership University, founded in 2013 with the mission to educate 3 million leaders for the African continent and the world by 2060. Through a unique learning model leveraging peer-to-peer learning, technology, linkages to employers, real world project-based learning and a focus on skills development, ALU has created a learning experience relevant to today’s fast changing world. With ~300 students from 40 nationalities at its Flagship campus in Mauritius, ALU just opened its 2nd campus in Rwanda, and aspires to build 25 campuses across Africa and beyond in the next 2 decades. Marielle has 15 years of experience in international higher education in a variety of roles, institutions and countries, and is founder of La Sagesse, an educational consultancy that assists new and existing universities with strengthening their international strategy. Marielle has an MA in Cultural Anthropology, and is based out of London.