2011 Highlights at Akilah

Akilah received a $30,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bob Zoellick, President of the World Bank, spoke at an event for Akilah, sponsored by the Marriott in Washington D.C.

Akilah CEO Elizabeth Dearborn Davis met with Rwandan President Paul Kagame to discuss Akilah’s progress and vision.

All Akilah students completed Social Change Projects, community service projects, in 6 villages around Rwanda.

All Akilah Diploma students completed at least one internship in the Hospitality and Tourism industry

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American Ambassador to Rwanda, Donald Koran, visited the Akilah campus.

Two Akilah students received a scholarship to complete their internship at a luxury restaurant in Hong Kong.

Akilah co-founders Dave Hughes and Elizabeth Dearborn Davis got engaged!

Aloisea Inyumba, the Rwandan Minister of Gender, was the Guest of Honor at Akilah Night 2011, a reception on campus for our government and private sector partners.