Category Archives: Student Highlights
Akilah’s admissions team has been working tirelessly over last few months in preparation for last week’s application deadline for the new intake of students that will begin classes in September at Akilah’s Kigali and Bugesera campuses. As of the March … Continue reading
Araceli Camargo and Daniel Gutierrez are the founders of THECUBE London and its sister space WECREATE NYC, innovation spaces that act as workspaces beyond co-working. Araceli and Daniel recently traveled to Kigali, Rwanda to deliver a three-day workshop on enterprise … Continue reading
In August 2012, 39 young women graduated from the first women’s college in Rwanda with 100% job placement. Akilah graduates have launched their careers in the hospitality and tourism industry, working at luxury hotels, eco-lodges, tour companies, airlines, and more. … Continue reading
On 10.11.12 the United Nation’s celebrated the first-ever International Day of the Girl and Akilah was proud to be a part of the worldwide festivities. International Day of the Girl was established to recognize the importance of investing in girls … Continue reading
Jacqueline Novogratz, founder of the Acumen Fund and renowned author of The Blue Sweater, visited the Akilah campus in June to meet our student body and speak about the importance of a global community. Novogratz, an Akilah supporter, lived in … Continue reading
Peggy was born in Kampala, Uganda, where her family had migrated in 1959 during a time that many regard as the “practice genocide.” She is the 8th born in a family of 10 children. Her family returned to their home … Continue reading
Happy International Women’s Day from the Akilah students and faculty!