Professors Without Borders

Educate, Inspire, Empower

A social enterprise that specializes in university education, building customised short-term 'summer schools'.

Professors Without Borders (PROWIBO) aims to facilitate international teacher mobility and provide students all over the globe with a dedicated, professional and inspiring learning environment that equips them for success in later life.

The core missions of Professors Without Borders are:

  • Build customised short-term summer schools for university students made available to any institution that invites PROWIBO to their campus
  • Offer tailored education and training experiences to companies, organisations and students, focusing on skills building for the 21st century, and provide additional free career development support online
  • Operate a Think Tank, sharing learnings with other academics and policy makers, and publishing several papers a year based on experience learned in-country

Click here to read their 2022 Annual Report.


Majeks Walker

Co-founder of Professors Without Borders and Director of Operations

Majeks has taught and practiced law since 2004. He has an LLM from UCL (Banking Law, Conflict of Law, Corporate Law and Law of Foreign Investment in Emerging Economies), and a Certificate in Law Teaching. He was called to the Bar in England and Wales in 2006, and is a qualified SPP Mediator. 

He currently lectures law at undergraduate and postgraduate level at University of Westminster, and at Regent’s University London. 

He is a seasoned corporate trainer, and provides advice and training to many multinational companies and sovereign states on various legal issues. Majeks also does a range of philanthropic work, including helping to give a voice to those that cannot afford legal representation.

Dr Caroline Varin

Co-founder of Professors Without Borders and Programs Director

Caroline holds a PhD in International Relations and an MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics, an LLM in International Law from the Universita di Bologna, Italy, and a BA in Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.

She has worked as a lecturer, a mentor and a tutor in Europe and the UK, the United States and in Central America. Caroline is passionate about education and finding new ways to stimulate and encourage students.

Caroline has experience managing projects, organizing conferences and developing communication strategies for a variety of clients and sectors in Africa, the Middle East and Europe. She has also written a wide variety of articles on international security issues, has three books in print and regularly consults with governments and academic institutions. Caroline has lectured at Regent’s University London, Richmond University, and the London School of Economics among others.

Tessy de Nassau

Co-founder of Professors Without Borders and Director of Logistics

Tessy is founder and partner of the global consultancy ‘Finding Butterflies’. Some of her projects include the new global partnership with the Montessori St. Nicholas Group in the UK and Vodaphone global. Tessy is an ambassador for UNAIDS (Global Advocate for Young Women and Adolescent Girls) and is the patron to UNA-UK. In the past, she spent five years in the Luxembourg military, during which she was deployed in Kosovo as a peacekeeper and only woman of her draft.

She received the Woman of the Decade award from the Women Economic Forum in January 2017, the Humanities medal for spreading humanistic ideas worldwide and the Global Empowerment Award for her work in Africa.

Tessy holds an MSc in International Studies and Diplomacy. Currently, Tessy lives in London with her two sons, but is often travelling for her various work projects.