Mrs. Kehinde Nwani is a social entrepreneur who has a passion for national transformation and believes that education can be used as a viable tool for societal development.
She began her career as a lawyer obtaining her Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) 30 years ago and was called to the Nigerian bar thereafter. She practiced law for about 14years before finally deciding to pursue her lifelong passion-education.
To adequately equip her for this, she obtained a Montessori diploma, a Post Graduate Certificate in Education (International) PGCEi and subsequently a Masters degree in Education from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom. She is currently studying for a PhD at the University of Leicester.She is also a certified John C. Maxwell Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker.
She has successfully grown Meadow Hall which started as a summer school in 2002 to an education group with 6 subsidiaries: Meadow Hall Education, Meadow Hall Consult, Meadow Hall Foundation, Spring Meadow Edutainment, Meadow Hall Branchise and Meadow Hall Resources.
Mrs Nwani has been widely recognized for her educational pursuits, achievements and notable contributions to the growth of education in Nigeria. Consequently, she has received such awards as ‘Entrepreneur of Our Time’ by Junior Achievement Nigeria in 2008. The Fellow for the Order of Sustainable Education’ by the Faculty of Education, Obafemi Awolowo University in 2012 ‘The Christian Business Woman of the Year’ by the Wise Women Awards in 2013, ‘, ‘Excellence in Quality Education’ at the 2015 Nigeria Entrepreneurs Awards. National Outstanding Leadership Award 2016, by the National Association of Nigerian Students.