By Nazanin Lankarani
January 2011
The New York Times(

Reporter Nazanin Lankarani describes why Ashesi President, Patrick Awuah, decided to start Ashesi University and the potential impact his thriving university can have on the continent.  Mr. Awuah believes that Africa is at an "inflection point" in its history and can make significant changes within one generation.  However, in order to make progress it will take skilled Africans who can drive new industries and make astute policy decisions.  Higher education has a critical role to play in ensuring that African countries prosper and do not decline.  Click here to read the full article.


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