Vice-President of Ghana inaugurates new Engineering program and building at Ashesi
Ashesi President Dr. Patrick Awuah has been named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow for his work at Ashesi
A green tech incubator where entrepreneurs will receive support to develop their ideas into strong and viable businesses.
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.
Students and alumni are striving to transform their continent by working for innovation, efficiency, and transparency in all sectors.
Thanks to global partners and donors, 40% of students receive financial aid. Our diverse students come from across Africa.
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October 9, 2015: This summer, The Africa-America Institute (AAI) named Ashesi as one of three pioneer partner universities for its Future Leaders Legacy Fund. The Fund provides scholarships to bright but under-resourced African students to attend “top-performing African Universities and colleges.” This week, AAI published an animation video highlighting the dynamism and spirit of the Fund, which you can view here.
October 8, 2015: Inside the McNulty Foundation Design Lab, there is keen excitement. Students are huddled around Ashesi’s new 3D printers, watching as it prints out miniature models of the University logo. For most of the students in the room, it is the first time they have seen a 3D printer in action, and they are fascinated by it. For student Benedict Quartey ’18, however, Ashesi’s printer presents opportunities for him to manufacture parts for his own miniature 3D printer that would make it work…
October 6, 2015: Robert E. & Dorothy J. King, also known as Bob and Dottie King, have had a long commitment to helping reduce poverty in developing countries, especially in Africa. In 2011, after experiences with investing in startups and seeing the potential of entrepreneurs, the couple donated $150 million to Stanford to start the Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED). SEED, which established its first regional center in Ghana, provides a combination of training, networking support, and coaching for established business leaders in…