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?”


“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.

Patrick Awuah’s World Economic Forum post: Courage, Humility, and the GDP of African Nations

Ashesi President, Patrick Awuah, joined with 25 fellow Schwab Social Entrepreneurs from around the globe at the World Economic Forum’s 2015 Annual Meeting in Davos, January 21-24, 2015, to contribute expertise on some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Read Patrick’s World Economic Forum post: Courage Humility, and the GDP of African Nations.

NYC Panel Discussion: March 5, 2015

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. Panel including: Hilary Pennington- Ford Foundation, Dr. Allan E. Goodman- Institute of International Education, Peter Materu- The World Bank, and Patrick Awuah- Ashesi University.

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