ARIT EFFANGA
Ambassador

ARIT EFFANGA

Abuja, Nigeria

I am a conscientious, hard working experienced Radio and digital media professional, who doesn't mind putting in long hours. Creative, optimistic when it comes to solving problems and getting things done, talented at creating, producing and supervising diverse productions.

An award winning Broadcast Journalist working in Abuja, Nigeria with experience in News Reporting, presentation, content creation, event hosting, Customer Service, Communications and Media solutions. Presently, I am a Legislative correspondent at the Nigerian Senate. 

A strong and stable advocate of media influence as an active agent of change within society, Passionate about human rights, and have over a decade driven my passion for Reporting, Presentation and Production by collaborating with fellow journalists and civil societies to investigate and report on issues poverty, deprivation and corruption in Nigeria. 

Why do you want to be a part of the HundrED Community?

I believe firmly in the work of HundrED and am grateful to HundrED for creating a platform to make education more meaningful to society's most vulnerable persons. I want to be part of a team who share a similar passion of using education to make the world a better and safer place for everyone especially children.

From the first moment I heard and read about the amazing work being done by HundrED globally, it struck me that this is what I would like to be a part of. There was a resonance. The level and depth research and published articles are eye opening and pulls an interested person in.  


How can education support students to flourish?

Education can help prepare young people to maximize and glean maximum benefits from experiences of life and look forward to better days with a strong and firm sense of optimism, enthusiasm and confidence despite challenges.


What role does innovation play in education change?

Innovations have become barriers breakers, eliminating limitations and propelling a strong driving force in today's world which has changed almost everything with access to the internet, improved agriculture, electricity, greater access to the media. Education, finance, press, media, agriculture among others have not been left out of this change.

Three HundrED innovations you love. (and Why?)

Community Share - I exceptionally love this innovation because it has the ability to unite communities, develop young people within them and I believe that it could also assist elaborate on the manner education should be administer and accessed.