Yawa Hansen-Quao is the Founder of Leading Ladies’ Network, a nonprofit that supports African women through programs and resources that enhance their development as leaders. She is also a member of the African Leadership Network and the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers community. Yawa serves on the Global Shapers Foundation Board as well as the Board of Directors for Ashesi University College.
Inspired by ALU’s #leadthechange movement, Mozambican applicant, Miguel Chiau teamed up with his friends to put smiles on the faces of special needs kids in an orphanage in his community. We caught up with him to learn more about the Mozattitude Initiative and what inspires him about his country and Africa.
The mobile phone is playing a crucial role in African society today. This is highlighted by a factoid that believes “the average Sub-Saharan African woman […]
ALU Nigerian applicants Idowu Gbenga and Oluseye Obadeyi teamed up to visit schools in their neighbourhood to spread the word about ALU. The two became friends while taking ALU’s online application course Africa Rising and decided to spread the word about the life-changing course. Gbenga is a Computer Science student at the Lagos State Polytechnic and Oluseye is studying Chemical Engineering at the University of Lagos.
We caught up with them over email to find out how Africa Rising motivated them and why they are applying to ALU.