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The African Women’s Education Terror Antidote

Despite a certain degree of activism by some women leaders in the wake of the recent kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in northeast Nigeria, the progress of girls’ education across Africa still lags behind that of boys at all levels and is particularly bleak at the postgraduate level. Read my latest blog post for […]

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video: AAHEP answers questions from Masters and PhD programs applicants in Kenya

Africa America Higher Education Partnerships (AAHEP) continues to expand and grow in a process that includes an ongoing dialogue with young African women scientists. This video captures a moment in the long journey. It demonstrates the enthusiasm and energy that African women have, as well as the originality of their thoughts. These young women have so much energy and […]

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Reception: CSU’s Department of Engineering/AAHEP (Africa America Higher Eductaion Partnerships)

Since its inception, AAHEP has had significant success assisting African women of science obtain placement in PhD programs in Colorado universities. In the process AAHEP has developed connections and relationships among Colorado universities. It is a process that has slowly been taking place across the US, where AAHEP is creating bonds for future African women […]

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watch our video about AAHEP

Watch video of Africa America Higher Education Partnerships (AAHEP) at work with education experts at our African university partners. It is our mission to provide African females the opportunity to pursue Ph.D degrees with a significant component of leadership training in America; this video gives a glimpse of that mission in action. Please share this […]

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About our work

Want to be inspired? Just spend a few minutes with Pius Kamau, the founder of Africa America Higher Education Partnerships (AAHEP), and you will be struck by his quiet but committed drive to develop partnerships between African and American institutions of higher learning. Like so many others who became founding members of the AAHEP Board, […]

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More Ph.Ds equals less violence

I have an equation that states that the more female Ph.Ds you have in a given community, the less the violence in the community. And vice versa. As societies develop and we create more opportunities for women to attain Ph.Ds it seems the violent tendency among their men is neutralized: by women’s education, women’s wisdom, […]

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My grandmother, clan leader

Women are Africa’s leaders. Or in a more universal sense, women are humanity’s leaders though you would not believe it looking at the world and the way most tribes and societies treat women. This is done willfully by men who form gangs and groups that make certain women are not effective leaders. There of course […]

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