All donors who make a gift/ pledge of $500+ USD (500 GHS if donating in Ghana) by 2/28/15 will have their name listed.
At the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative meeting, Ashesi announced a bold new commitment.
Ashesi (Ah-SHESS-ee) means “beginning”, and Ashesi is a catalyst for the new entrepreneurs and new leaders that Africa needs.
Since 2002, Ashesi’s pioneering educational model has given graduates the skills and the courage to create solutions for Africa.
Organizations as diverse as GE Africa and Accion International (Microfinance) rely on Ashesi grads to grow and thrive in Africa.
This graduate works to increase the power supply in Ghana to benefit local customers and attract more foreign investment.
Thanks to global partners and donors, 40% of students receive financial aid. Our diverse students come from across Africa.
Participate in Ashesi ‘s effective ethics curriculum. Visit our grads at their workplaces. Meet with faculty and leadership.
Africa urgently needs a more innovative approach to engineering– and generous donors are helping move us towards a 2015 launch.
Thank you to all who braved the winter weather and joined us for the March 6th NYC panel “Tomorrow’s Africa: can higher education be a catalyst for change?”. We appreciate you joining the conversation and hope to see you at our next east coast event. Take a look at the photos below, and please feel free to re-watch and share the video of the panel discussion.
Ashesi President, Patrick Awuah, joined with 25 fellow Schwab Social Entrepreneurs from around the globe at the World Economic Forum’s 2015 Annual Meeting in Davos, January 21-24, 2015, to contribute expertise on some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Read Patrick’s World Economic Forum post: Courage Humility, and the GDP of African Nations.
Development institutions have emphasized, almost exclusively, the role of primary education in Africa, while underestimating the impact of higher education on sustainable development on the continent. Join us for a provocative conversation on the catalytic role of higher education in Africa, its complexities, challenges, and outcomes. Panel including: Hilary Pennington- Ford Foundation, Dr. Allan E. Goodman- Institute of International Education, Peter Materu- The World Bank, and Patrick Awuah- Ashesi University.