Changemaker: who’s redefining education?

Nexford staff, featuring Dr Sheila Fournier-Bonilla
03.06.2019·1 min read

Our learning may be virtual, but the people who make Nexford University happen are very real. Meet one of our world-class team members: introducing Dr Sheila Fournier-Bonilla

What does Dr Sheila Fournier-Bonilla want to change about education? Everything. Our chief academic officer is on a mission to tear up a 500-year old model and replace it with one that’s fit for modern global business. She wants to remove geographical and financial barriers to education, and redefine what it means to educate.

“In this century if we’re not diverse, if we’re not open-minded, if we’re not global, then we’re missing the point.”

Dr Fournier-Bonilla wants to inspire learners who are prepared with the right competencies and skills to meet global employer needs. Watch her describe what drives her to create a learning experience that’s designed to disrupt the educational status quo.

Dr Fournier-Bonilla has more than two decades of academic leadership experience within HE across the US, Latin America (LATAM) and Europe. Her ability to optimize academic systems has contributed to the digital transformation of more than a dozen universities in the Americas; and she has created a unique academic operations model that promotes optimization while exceeding quality standards.

Dr Sheila Fournier-Bonilla is chief academic officer at Nexford University. Watch more videos from our team

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Nexford staff, featuring Dr Sheila Fournier-Bonilla

Dr Sheila Fournier-Bonilla is Nexford’s chief academic officer. She has more than two decades of academic leadership experience serving institutions of higher education across the US, Latin America and Europe.

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