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Celebrating the Bold and Transformational Women of the Telecom & IT Sector in Ghana

Celebrating the Bold and Transformational Women of the Telecom & IT Sector in Ghana

A couple weeks ago, I had the honor of attending a historic event organized by the Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications to welcome the new Minister for Communications and the new Director General of the National Communications Authority (NCA). I have always been impressed by the many successful ‘firsts’ (albeit remaining challenges) chalked by Ghana’s telecom sector...| Read more...


14 Young African Leaders Honored at 4th Annual African Youth Excellence Awards

14 Young African Leaders Honored at 4th Annual African Youth Excellence Awards

Worcester, Massachusetts – On Saturday, July 23, 2016, over 200 community members, government officials, and leaders attended the 4th Annual African Youth Excellence Awards. The event was hosted by African Youth Excellence, Inc. (AYE), a nonprofit dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments of African youth. The ceremony recognizes Pursuers, young Africans aged 18­ - 35 pursing outstanding projects to better their communities in the fields...| Read more...


Ghanaian Investigative Journalist Anas and Actor Abraham Attah Honored by AYE and City of Worcester, Massachusetts

Ghanaian Investigative Journalist Anas and Actor Abraham Attah Honored by AYE and City of Worcester, Massachusetts

Worcester, Massachusetts – On Saturday, July 23, 2016 internationally-acclaimed undercover journalist, Anas Amereyaw Anas, and rising Hollywood actor, Abraham Attah, both received honorary recognition for their contributions to Africa and humanity.The pair were honored at the 4th Annual African Youth Excellence Awards hosted by African Youth Excellence, Inc. (AYE), a nonprofit dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments of African youth...| Read more...


Celebrated Ghanaian Investigative Journalist Anas to Speak at the 4th Annual African Youth Excellence Awards

Internationally-acclaimed undercover journalist, Anas Amereyaw Anas, will deliver the keynote address at the 4th Annual African Youth Excellence Awards on July 23, 2016. The event is hosted by African Youth Excellence, Inc. (AYE), a nonprofit dedicated to highlighting the accomplishments of African youth. The ceremony recognizes Pursuers, young Africans aged 18-35 pursing outstanding projects to better their...| Read more...


AYE Launches a Special Study Abroad Program for Young Africans in the U.S. to Study, Intern, Research and Explore Business Opportunities in Africa.

AYE Launches a Special Study Abroad Program for Young Africans in the U.S. to Study, Intern, Research and Explore Business Opportunities in Africa.

Friday, January 1, 2016 – Today, African Youth Excellence, Inc. (AYE) successfully launched its third initiative called AYE Abroad. The youth organization unveiled a special and dedicated platform for its abroad program on its mother website, www.africanye.org. The beautifully designed virtual platform introduces visitors to the concept of brain drain and how the organization intends to reverse the trend through its study abroad program...| Read more...


AYE Graduates 10 Students in its First Data Analysis Training

AYE Graduates 10 Students in its First Data Analysis Training

An increasing demand for young professionals who are proficient in analyzing data to identify trends and patterns for limitless business growth cannot be discounted. Among the various digital tools used for data analysis, Microsoft Excel is the most popular. A research report by Burning Glass Technologies has confirmed that 8 out of 10 middle skills jobs require proficiency in Excel. It is against this background that AYE developed its Data Analysis training to offer young professionals the needed Data Analysis skills to help them break into the next level of their professional endeavors...| Read more...


AYEA 2015: A True Night  of Excellence

AYEA 2015: A True Night of Excellence

On Saturday August 8th, 2015, the streets of Worcester MA, bustled with sounds of Jubilation as the 3rd Annual African Youth Excellence Awards commenced at “The Urban” restaurant. Many came together to commemorate the exceptional efforts of AYE Pursuers; men and women from all over the country who are striving to accomplish an extraordinary project that highlights Africa in a positive way and have constructed initiatives to enhance the quality...| Read more...


Fati Sinkinah
Fati Sinkinah

African Youth Excellence aims to empower students, young professionals in Worcester- Telegram.com

WORCESTER - Though Fati Sinkinah describes African Youth Excellence, the nonprofit that she co-founded, as still in its “infant stage,” the organization is thriving and growing quickly. “We spent a lot of time building our brand,” Kofi Tonto, AYE’s other founder, commented, “We presented ourselves very well.” African Youth Excellence is a local nonprofit based on Chandler Street. The 3-year-old organization teaches young African professionals technical...| Read more...


Shadrack Frimpong
Shadrack Frimpong

AYE Fellow and 2014 AYE Awards Scholar Recipient Shadrack Frimpong Wins $150,000 UPENN Presidential Prize to Build a School and a Clinic in His Village.

The president of the University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 awarded five undergraduates as the inaugural President’s Engagement Prize recipients. Each Prize recipient will receive a total sum of $150,000 to design and undertake fully-funded local, national or global engagement projects during the first year after graduation. AYE fellow and winner of the 2014 AYE Scholar Award, Shadrack Frimpong, was among the 5 recipients...| Read more...


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