Tamela Noboa

Tamela Noboa serves as managing director of Discovery Learning Alliance. By bringing together Discovery’s content, resources and expertise with those of other public and private sector partners, Noboa drives DLA’s strategic direction, leads innovative efforts to take successful initiatives to scale and forges new partnerships to help achieve the Millennium Development goal for universal education. Through building Discovery Learning Alliance, Noboa has demonstrated not only the power of partnerships, but the measurable impact media has on learning outcomes when combined with appropriate, sustainable technology and teacher training. Noboa created and is currently leading a unique $38 million public/private partnership between Discovery Communications and the UK Department for International Development to improve learning outcomes for marginalized girls in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria.