Mois Cherem Arana
Mois Cherem Arana is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Bedu, an edtech company that bridges the skills gap through blended learning. Previously, he co-founded Enova, a social enterprise that designs, operates and develops technology for blended learning centres in low-income areas of Mexico. With more than 2 million registered users at Enova, students of all ages can learn technology and life skills. Mois has received the Rising Star award from the Harvard Kennedy School and Social Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst & Young. Prior to founding Enova, Mois worked as a corporate and financial lawyer at White & Case. Mois obtained his law degree from the Instituto Tencológico Autónomo de México and a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School.
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- For-profit Social Enterprise
- Workforce and Employment; Education, Skills and Learning; Entrepreneurship
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- Latin America, Mexico
Enova is the largest blended learning company in Latin America. It develops the technologies, courses and pedagogical models that enable students from diverse profiles to learn the skills they need to succeed in the information economy. After 10 years of operation, Enova has enrolled 2 million students in the centres that it operates (the facilities are owned by the public sector). Each month, 45,000 students learn subjects such as computer literacy, robotics, English and entrepreneurship. Enova is a fully integrated solution: it participates in the design and installation of learning centres, develops most of the technology and online courses that students use, and trains facilitators to ensure successful outcomes. Enova's programmes have been evaluated by external experts who have found significant increases in students’ digital and cognitive skills.