Ango Mwakisu has been working in international higher education for more than 10 years. Originally from the land of Kilimanjaro and Zanzibar, Tanzania, Ango is an alumnus of Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany where he earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Communications, Systems and Electronics. He is a former member of the Global Forum planning committee of the Council of International Schools (CIS) and currently sits on the International Advisory Committee of the Collegeboard and the Governance and Nominating Committee of the International Association for College Admissions Counselling. Ango is a regular presenter at international higher education conferences on various topics including student mobility trends and innovative ways of engaging with university-bound students. He has recently moved to NYU Abu Dhabi where he serves as a Senior Assistant Director of Admission.
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