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.
Ashesi graduates create solutions– such as this nationwide biometric voter ID system– that impact whole countries or regions in Africa.
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.
In 12 years, Ashesi’s results have attracted growing interest and respect.
Patrick Awuah left his US software career to return to Africa and founded Ashesi. “Our graduates are succeeding beyond expectations.”
Thursday, March 6 at 7 pm | Doors open 6:30 At the downtown Seattle condo home of Todd and Ruth Warren Free | Light appetizers will be served | Click here to RSVP Dr. Korsah has a PhD from Carnegie Mellon and a M.Sc from Dartmouth and is the recipient of both global and African awards.
Generous donors bring dream of “Engineering a New Africa” closer to reality More than just a new building for Ashesi, this is a milestone for Africa–a step towards bringing Ashesi’s hallmarks of innovation, leadership and entrepreneurship to engineering education in Africa.
At Ashesi we challenge our students throughout their stay here to examine the people who have helped shape Africa as we know it, and gain understanding of what it takes to make an impact in the world.