Christina Sass is Co-founder and President of Andela. Before Andela, Christina built education and employment programs in China, Gaza and the West Bank, Kenya, and Nigeria. Christina also directed the Program department of the Clinton Global Initiative and advised the President and CEO of The Mastercard Foundation, a 9-Billion-dollar global foundation working to advance youth learning and financial inclusion for youth in Africa.
Christina also serves on the Advisory Council of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights and as an education topic expert for the Clinton Global Initiative University annual meeting. Christina’s work has been mentioned by Forbes, CNN, The New Yorker, NBC, and WIRED. She was named as a 2014 New York Business Journal “Women of Influence,” a 2015 Business Insider “23 most innovative and inspiring women in New York City Tech” and 2015 the University of Georgia “40 Under 40” Alumni.
Christina has a BA in Ancient Philosophy from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs) and an MA in International Law and Diplomacy from The Fletcher School from Tufts University.