Jacob Lief

Jacob Lief
  • Founder and Chief Executive Officer
    Ubuntu Education Fund

BA, Univ. of Pennsylvania. Co-Founder and President, Ubuntu Education Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of vulnerable children in the townships of Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Its programmes form an integrated system of health, educational and social services that ensures that a child who is either orphaned or vulnerable can succeed in the worlds of higher education and employment. Member, Clinton Global Initiative Advisory Committee. Aspen Institute Global Fellow (2009). Young Global Leader (2010), World Economic Forum. One of the world's 101 most innovative visionaries, Decide Now Act Summit (2012).