Africa: Rethinking Social and Economic Development

Faculty from Ashesi University College share their perspectives on how institutions can contribute towards the creation of a new Africa in which populations and communities flourish.  They will discuss entrepreneurship education, technology innovation, and views on economic management.

Dr. Stephen E Armah is an econometrician by training and is currently an assistant professor of Business Administration at Ashesi University College. He is the author of several published articles in development economics especially on the subject of inflation, foreign aid and the economics of the cocoa sector.

Dr. G. Ayorkor Korsah is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at Ashesi University College and a co-founder of the African Robotics Network (AFRON). Her interests include designing algorithms for robotics planning and coordination; teaching programming, algorithm design and robotics; and exploring the role of technology in education in developing communities.

Anthony Ebow Spio is an entrepreneur, management consultant, and a senior lecturer in Business Administration at Ashesi University College. He is committed to the teaching and practice of marketing and business strategy. He also has interest in development projects and interventions that alleviate poverty and promote development in developing countries.

Ashesi University, Berekuso, Ghana

Ashesi President, Patrick Awuah, will be speaking on campus in January. Listen to his speech at TEDGlobal 2007