Ashesi named Organisation with Best Social Media Presence at BloggingGhana Social Media Awards

Saturday, April 12, 2014 – Ashesi has been awarded the Organisation with Best Social Media Presence for the year 2014 at Ghana’s biggest blogging and social media gathering, BlogCamp 2014. Ashesi also received the award for “Best Facebook [ Read more ...]

Ashesi President named Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship

Monday, March 24, 2014 – The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship has named Ashesi President Dr. Patrick Awuah as Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2014. Dr. Awuah is one of thirty-seven Social Entrepreneurs selected in recognition of [ Read more ...]

Ashesi President awarded Elon University Entrepreneurship Medal

Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 – Elon University President Leo M. Lambert awarded Ashesi President Dr. Patrick Awuah the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership - bestowed on individuals who possess integrity, innovation and creativity, [ Read more ...]

Ashesi President honoured by Babson College for "outstanding entrepreneurial leadership"

Saturday, May 18, 2013 – Babson College President Leonard Schlesinger awarded Ashesi President, Dr. Patrick Awuah, an honourary Doctor of Laws degree for his outstanding entrepreneurial leadership in Ghana. The presentation was made during [ Read more ...]

Leading through innovation at Ashesi: Patrick Awuah receives Haas School leadership award

The Haas School has presented its 2012 Leading Through Innovation Award to Patrick Awuah, MBA 99. Established in 2009, the award celebrates Haas alumni who have achieved excellence as innovative leaders and who embody the principles of the [ Read more ...]

Ashesi ranked among Ghana's ten most respected organisations

Saturday, October 20, 2012 - Ashesi University has been awarded the 7th Most Respected Company in Ghana for the year 2012. Ashesi’s Founder and President, Patrick Awuah, was also named the 4th Most Respected CEO in Ghana.Jointly organized by [ Read more ...]

Ashesi President wins Millennium Excellence Award

On December 4th, 2010 Patrick Awuah was awarded the Millenium Excellence Award for Educational Development. Held once every five years, the Millennium Excellence Awards celebrate individuals and organizations that have had a positive impact on [ Read more ...]

Swarthmore College, Honorary Doctorate. (2004)

May 30, 2004

Swarthmore College President Alfred H. Bloom awarded Ashesi Founder, Patrick Awuah, an honorary Doctor of Laws degree in recognition of his work to promote liberal arts education in Ghana. The presentation was made during [ Read more ...]

President of Ghana, Order of the Volta. (2007)

July 6th, 2007

In 2007, the President of Ghana, John Agyekum Kufuor presented Patrick Awuah with the Order of the Volta Award in recognition of his efforts in improving tertiary education in Ghana. This award is amongst one of the highest in the [ Read more ...]

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Integral Fellow Award

On November 19th, 2009, at the Microsoft Alumni Foundation 2009 Founders' Gala, Bill and Melinda Gates recognized three award winning "Integral Fellows" - Ashesi President, Patrick Awuah, Technology Access Foundation, Founder Trish Millines and [ Read more ...]

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Conference, Fellow. (2009)

The TED Fellows program helps world-changing innovators from around the globe become part of the TED community and, with its help, amplify the impact of their remarkable projects and activities. Fellows are drawn from many disciplines that [ Read more ...]

Winner 2009 - John P McNulty Prize

5 November, 2009

Ashesi University and its Founder Patrick Awuah were selected from a highly competitive field of applicants to receive the 2009 John P. McNulty Prize. The Prize recognizes an extraordinary young leader making creative, [ Read more ...]

Ashesi President ranked among ten most respected CEOs in Ghana

May 2010

Ashesi President, Patrick Awuah, has been selected as one of the top ten most respected CEOs in Ghana. The ranking of Chief Executive Officers for 2009 involved surveys of 208 CEOs and was organized by PricewaterhouseCoopers and The [ Read more ...]

Patrick Awuah named amongst the 100 Most Creative People in Business 2010

May 2010

Patrick Awuah has been named amongst the 100 Most Creative People in Business 2010 by Fast Company Magazine. Other honourees include, White House CTO, Beth Simone Noveck; Dele Olojede, CEO of Timbuktu Media [Read more...]

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Ashesi President nominated Young Global Leader 2007

16 January, 2007

Ashesi Founder, Patrick Awuah, was among 250 people around the world nominated Global Leaders 2007. This award by the World Economic Forum recognizes the unique contributions and potential of individuals drawn from a pool of [ Read more ...]