Nisha Ligon


Co-Founder & CEO | Ubongo

Nisha Ligon is Co-Founder and CEO of Ubongo, Africa's leading kids' edutainment company. Their popular animated series Akili and Me and Ubongo Kids show in 31 countries in Africa with a weekly audience of over 7 million families. Nisha is a social entrepreneur with a background in media and science, and a passion for education. She has produced content for the BBC, the Guardian, online learning platforms, and an award winning documentary, Twiga Stars. She has an MSc. from Imperial College London and a B.S. from Yale. At Ubongo, she’s lead visionary, strategist executive producer/ screenwriter, and does whatever it takes to get their products made, tested and released to kids!