Register Now – 2023 NHEF Higher Education Forum in New York


We are delighted to extend our invitation to the 2023 NHEF Higher Education Forum in New York!

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is uniting thought leaders from diverse fields across the United States of America and Vice Chancellors of NHEF-affiliated universities for a comprehensive dialogue on the pivotal role of Education in propelling Economic Development.

Theme: Education as a Driver of Economic Development

Date: Friday, September 22, 2023

Time: 8 AM

Venue: Harvard Club of New York City

The forum will bring together stakeholders from the New York Philanthropic and Academic communities, the United States of America and Nigerian Corporations, and Young Nigerian Professionals in New York.

The event seeks to educate the audience on critical higher education matters in Nigeria while delving into education’s role in driving Economic Development. The forum will also garner awareness and backing for NHEF’s mission of advancing excellence in higher education by aiding key Nigerian universities in attaining self-sustainability.

The event will feature thought-provoking sessions and interactive dialogues, ensuring a robust exchange of ideas and perspectives.

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