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  • Title
    Founder and President
  • Affiliation
    Ashesi University College

He made millions at Microsoft and then decided to make a difference back home in Ghana. Awuah founded a state-of-the-art, tech-focused university in this sub-Saharan nation—a region where just 5% of college-age kids go to school. Many students at Ashesi University, founded in 2002, are the first in their families—or villages, for that matter—to attend college. And notably, of the 168 students in the incoming class, 51% are women.