Past US Events

Saturday, November 5 at 6:30PM | Medina, WA
Join Patrick Awuah, Ashesi President and 2015 MacArthur Fellow, to learn about the Ashesi vision and the latest news from campus, including year two of our engineering program and the explosion of design thinking at the university.

Sunday, July 17, 2016 – Seattle, WA
Four Ashesi alumni are making waves in Ghana’s technology sector through their renowned tech company, DreamOval. Join these Ashesi entrepreneurs in Seattle to learn how they are championing tech innovation as an avenue for Ghana and Africa’s transformation!

Saturday, April 30, 2016 – San Francisco, CA
Join Patrick Awuah, 2015 MacArthur Fellow and Ashesi President, to learn about the Ashesi vision and current initiatives on campus, including our new green tech incubator and engineering program. Downtown SF restaurant near Union Square. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided.

Sunday, July 19th, 2015 – Seattle, WA
Join Ashesi President and Founder Patrick Awuah to learn about the Ashesi vision and current initiatives on campus, including the 2015 launch of our engineering program committed to gender balance, and our new green tech incubator. Join us to learn how you can get involved.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 – Los Angeles, CA
Join Ashesi President and Founder Patrick Awuah to learn about the Ashesi vision and current initiatives on campus, including the 2015 launch of our engineering program committed to gender balance, and our new green tech incubator. Join us to learn how you can get involved.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 – San Francisco, CA
Join Ashesi President and Founder Patrick Awuah and Provost Dr. Marcia Grant to learn about the Ashesi vision and current initiatives on campus, including the 2015 launch of our engineering program committed to gender balance, and our new green tech incubator. Join us to learn how you can get involved.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015 – San Francisco, CA
Hear the latest news from Ashesi’s Founder and President, Patrick Awuah, and discuss the Ashesi experience with alumni and TED fellow, Zubair Abubakar ’08.

  • Saturday, August 2: Palo Alto Brunch, Coupa Cafe
  • Sunday, August 3: Berkeley Brunch, Gather Restaurant
  • Monday, August 4: San Francisco, The World Affairs Center

Saturday, July 26, 2014 – Seattle, WA
Seattle residence near Seward Park Don’t miss this festive afternoon celebrating Ashesi University in Ghana! Join us for a lively discussion with Ashesi University alumna, Naa Ayeleysa Quaynor-Mettle ’13, and Ashesi’s Founder and President, Patrick Awuah.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 – Seattle, WA
Bertha Knight Landes Room Join us for a presentation by Pamela McClusky, Curator of Art of Africa & Oceania at the Seattle Art Museum. The talk will feature Patrick Awuah as a creative giant for the inspirational lead he has taken in founding Ashesi.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 – New York, NY
Harvard Club of New York City. Join us for a lively discussion with Ashesi University alumna, Aba Ackun, whose work has improved the lives of impoverished citizens across Africa, and learn how Ashesi University is educating the ethical, entrepreneurial leaders that Africa so urgently needs.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 – Seattle, WA
Ashesi Prof. Korsah on “Creativity + Engineering = African Progress”. Join us in welcoming award-winning Ashesi University Professor, Dr. Ayorkor Korsah, for a lively conversation about the power of creative, entrepreneurial engineering to transform Africa.

Thursday, January 2, 2014 – Seattle, WA
A conversation with Ashesi Alumni Rose Dodd ’09 Please join us to meet an Ashesi graduate who is using her skills to tackle tough problems and improve the lives of rural Africans. Rose Dodd ’09 will share her experiences at Ashesi and her challenging work in Ghana delivering feasible solutions to people without access to electricity and sanitation.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – San Francisco, CA
A lecture for Swarthmore Alumni and the Ashesi Community Dr. Grant has helped to build and grow liberal arts programs around the globe. As Ashesi’s Provost, Dr. Grant heads the faculty and all academic matters at the University. Her lecture, “The impact of the Swarthmore archetype” will explore new educational ventures at Ashesi University in Ghana and in the Middle East and Pakistan.

Sunday, November 17, 2013 – Seattle, WA
Innovative & Unstoppable: Meet two people who are transforming Africa: Please join us in welcoming Ashesi Provost, Marcia Grant and alum, David Darkwa for a lively conversation about jump-starting and sustaining progress in Africa.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – Chicago, IL
Social Entrepreneurship in Africa The Farley Center at Northwestern University welcomed Patrick Awuah, the founder and president of Ashesi University in Ghana, to campus for a talk on the road to establishing his social entrepreneurship venture in higher education.