Chukwuemeka Godwin Nwangele
Election Year: 2020
Election Constituency: West Africa
Scholar Status: Scholar in Residence
Rhodes Identifier: Nigeria & Keble 2020
Emeka is a Rhodes Scholar reading for a PhD in Engineering Sciences at the University of Oxford. He is the President of the University of Oxford Africa Society and was recently named one of the top 3 Rare Rising Stars in the United Kingdom.
He is experienced in sustainable policy and economic planning, technology implementation, and technical human capacity development. His experience ranges from projects with McKinsey, and the World Bank (South Asia) to Ariya Finergy (Nairobi) and Greenage Technologies (Nigeria), which he co-founded to deploy smart technology for reliable, clean energy to those lacking energy access in partnership with USADF-USAID, All-On and Genesys Tech Hub. Emeka also engages in social development, providing academic and professional mentorship to African youths to build the next generation of scholars and leaders.