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Dr h.c. Tessy de Nassau

Director and Co-Founder, Professors Without Borders


What I do:

I am a social entrepreneur, business woman, philanthropist, UNAIDS ambassador, public speaker, activist and mother. Professors Without Borders, brings top-level educators and global experts to the doorsteps of students worldwide in order to develop talent.

Milestone Moments:

I received the Woman of the Decade award from the Women Economic Forum in 2017, a humanities medal for spreading humanistic ideas worldwide. I also received the Global Empowerment Award for my work in Africa and was named Leader of the Year 2019 by the Leadership Academy in Luxembourg.

Up Next:

The Power of Women series with Sky TV, a documentary series, a Human Highness clothes line to empower women through fashion, and a podcast.



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