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Mariam Luyombo has over 20 years experience in Educational Entrepreneurship. She is one of the educational entrepreneurs who started the private schools trend in Uganda. Between 1991 and 2001 she founded 4 private schools including her very own Taibah International Schools. The Taibah International Schools are majorly known disrupting the education space by revolting against traditional rote learning and championing educational innovation in order to truly prepare students for the 21st century. Mariam has also served on several boards including The Presidential Investor Round Table where she advised how to stimulate investments in private education. She has received a number of prestigious awards in education innovation and entrepreneurship. Recently she was nominated as one of Africa's Most Influential Women by CEO Global. She continues to do work in education and she is a fellow and moderator of leadership seminars for The Aspen Global Leadership Network. She is a graduate of Makerere University, Kampala and has a Bachelor Arts Degree and Masters in Education.