H.E. Prof. Sarah Anyang Agbor

Commissioner for Education, Science, Technology and Innovation
African Union

Commissioner H.E Professor Sarah Mbi Enow Anyang Agbor is the African Union Commissioner for Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, ESTI. Her mandate is to ensure the coordination of AU policies and programmes on education and science and technology, as well as encourage and provide technical support to Member States and RECs in the implementation of continental strategies. H.E. Prof. Anyang Agbor plays key roles in promoting research and development and inter-African cooperation on education and training; encouraging youth empowerment and participation in the integration of the continent. H.E is a Cameroonian and Professor of African and Commonwealth Literatures. She has supervised several students at the postgraduate levels at Maitrise, Masters, FEA and PhD levels, sat in numerous juries, authored two textbooks, co-authored two books and over thirty peer-reviewed book chapters and scientific publications. She was also a visiting Fulbright Scholar in residence at the University of Scranton, PA in 2004-2005 where she taught Modern African Drama and Prose respectively and created an African library for the school.