See Africa through the eyes of Ashesi

See Africa through the eyes of Ashesi
Participate in student workshops, visit graduates in their workplaces, and discuss issues with Ashesi leadership
Join our 7th Annual Trip to Ghana 2015

Ashesi University Founder and President

Patrick Awuah Interviews
SSIR, the Stanford Social Innovation
Review, asks Ashesi’s founder and
president, “What were the hardest
challenges Ashesi had to overcome?”


Seattle Event: June 4th, Meet an alum helping African women lead

Join us for an evening with Ashesi alum Yawa Hansen-Quao, ’07. At Ashesi, Yawa made history as the first ever female student government president in Ghana. After graduating, she founded organizations that mentor hundreds of women and girls, and has worked with the UN to develop leadership skills in women across Africa. Yawa will discuss her work to fill Africa’s leadership pipelines with socially conscious African women leaders. RSVP:

Foundation position opening, Seattle: Donor Relations Coordinator

Ashesi University Foundation in Seattle is seeking to hire a full-time Donor Relations Coordinator. To Apply: Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history by May 1, 2015, to Sara Vandenbelt at Please see below for position summary, duties and responsibilities, qualifications, and application details.

“Tomorrow’s Africa” NYC event photos and panel video

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.

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