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Weʼre raising £12,000 to support Tessy de Nassau’s bicycle ride to benefit Professors Without Borders’ 2019 Summer School Programs

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From June 14th to June 15th, 2019 Tessy de Nassau will be participating in Vätternrundan, the largest recreational bicycle ride in the world. Starting and finishing in Motala, Sweden, the course runs 300 kilometres around Lake Vättern. By sponsoring Tessy’s bicycle ride, you will help Professors Without Borders (PROWIBO) improve access to higher education around the world.

PROWIBO develops customized short-term summer schools for institutions that invite them to their campus. PROWIBO supports and uses the summer school model because it has been a proven success among the elite and it is their mission to make it available to all university students. With the help of their donors and supporters, PROWIBO has hosted summer schools in Sierra Leone, India, Uganda, and Thailand.

We would love for more students to access this programme and hope you can send more lecturers next year” – Sipim, lecturer at Srinakharinwirot University in Bangkok Thailand

Your donations cover the travel and accommodation costs of PROWIBO’s volunteer professors and help PROWIBO design and distribute custom-made textbooks and writing material to students. Get involved and help Tessy and PROWIBO educate, inspire, and empower young people through education!

More about Tessy de Nassau, PROWIBO Co-Founder

Tessy de Nassau is a Co-Founder of Professors Without Borders and holds an MSc in International Studies and Diplomacy from SOAS and is Director of VICE Impact and Special Projects for the whole EMEA (MENA) regions. She has extensive experience in informal and formal diplomacy as well as public representation.

Tessy is an ambassador for UNAIDS (Global Advocate for Young Women and Adolescent Girls), and has been appointed patron to UNA-UK.

Tessy spent five years in the military where she was deployed in Kosovo as a peacekeeper and detached to the Luxembourg Commission and Embassy both in Geneva and London. Tessy actively promotes a number of issues including global health and women’s rights. She is passionate about development and has committed her time and energy to furthering the work of organizations in which she believes.

More about Professors Without Borders

Professors Without Borders, a social enterprise that specializes in university education. In 2015, Dr. Caroline Varin, Majeks Walker and Tessy De Nassau founded Professors Without Borders and set out on a plan to improve teacher mobility around the world. PROWIBO’s mission is to ensure that every student can experience a dedicated, professional and inspiring learning environment that will support them throughout their next stages in life.

To learn more about PROWIBO, visit www.prowibo.com

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 11, 2019

      All the best, Tessy.

    • Natalia Kotlyarova

      Natalia Kotlyarova

      Feb 1, 2019

      Go girl!

      £100.00

    • Kristina Bryl

      Kristina Bryl

      Jan 31, 2019

      Have a good luck! such a GREAT cause 💪🏽❤️

      £200.00

    • Avelino Rodríguez

      Avelino Rodríguez

      Jan 29, 2019

      Luck, enjoy every minute of the 10hrs, thanks for riding for a better world. Love from the Fireflies.

      £50.00

    • Stephan Nicoleau

      Stephan Nicoleau

      Jan 27, 2019

      Admirable work, noble cause and a worthy challenge ahead. Glad to support!

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 21, 2019

      £50.00

    • Guido CH

      Guido CH

      Jan 18, 2019

      £50.00

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    Tessy de Nassau is a Co-Founder of Professors Without Borders and is Director of VICE Impact and Special Projects for the whole EMEA (MENA) regions. She is an ambassador for UNAIDS (Global Advocate for Young Women and Adolescent Girls), and has been appointed patron to UNA-UK.

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