Welcome! Lydia Hickman joins BurdaEducation

BurdaEducation extends a very warm welcome to Lydia Hickman who will be based in our office in Kigali, Rwanda. Ms. Hickman will facilitate the awareness and spread of our literary materials and services in East Africa. Prior to this, she was located in Dakar, Senegal, where she helped create the Social Change Factory (SCF), a civic leadership center. As vice president of this non-profit, Ms. Hickman developed SCF’s flagship program Voix des Jeunes(Voice of the Youth), an initiative that brings together university students to investigate existing, working solutions to some of Africa’s greatest challenges