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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.
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Africa urgently needs a more innovative approach to engineering– and generous donors are helping move us towards a 2015 launch.
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. With a panel including, Hilary Pennington- Ford Foundation, Dr. Allan E. Goodman- Institute of International Education, and Patrick Awuah- Ashesi University.
Make a donation today: All donors who make a gift or pledge of $500 USD (500 GHS if donating in Ghana) or more by 2/28/15 will have their name listed on the donor wall of the new engineering building. Your 2015 gifts to Ashesi still make a difference! Your support helps Ashesi grow, launch new programs, and provide scholarships to student in need.
Seattle, WA— September 23, 2014 — At the 2014 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York today, Patrick Awuah, Founder and President of Ashesi University, announced a new Commitment to Action: to add a new engineering major at Ashesi, with a goal of recruiting equal numbers of outstanding African women and men to this innovative program. Watch the video below (tune in to the 59:22 min. mark to hear Patrick’s address).