A timeline of progress in developing a world-class engineering program at Ashesi.
Join our Engineering Inauguration Trip, September 26-October 4, 2015, (weekend itinerary October 1-4).
A green tech incubator where entrepreneurs will receive support to develop their ideas into strong and viable businesses.
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.
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.
July 31, 2015: For the first time, an all-woman committee organized the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation held in May in Seattle, helping to raise the visibility of women in the industry. Ashesi Professor, Dr. Ayorkor Korsah, was one of the 50 women who helped make this possible.
July 30, 2015: In a story on African universities serving as role models for green consciousness across the continent, the Mail & Guardian Africa highlights Ashesi as one of seven continental champions “taking one for mother Earth.”
July 28, 2015: The Africa-America Institute (AAI) has named Ashesi as one of three pioneer partner universities for its Future Leaders Legacy Fund. The Legacy Fund provides scholarships to bright but under-resourced African students to attend “top-performing African Universities and colleges.” Another goal of the fund is to improve the capacity of universities through academic exchanges, teacher training and administrative management and leadership certification.