March 28, 2018

INFOGRAPHIC :: Women of Ahaspora

In 5 amazing years Ahaspora which was founded by a Ghanaian woman, has blossomed into a solid network of individuals of African descent from across the globe. In this infographic, we take a look at some intriguing facts about the women that make up the young professionals group. A good […]
December 5, 2016

Sharing Expertise: Mentoring Matters (Part 3) – Identify a way to track success

This is the third and final post in a three part series on mentoring.  Identify a way to track success. Remember my discussion about having 100 students paired to mentors in the first year?  Well there was another failure – After the day-long event ended, we said good-bye to the […]
December 3, 2016

Sharing Expertise: Mentoring Matters (Part 2) – Find a focus and stick to it

This is the second post in a three part series on mentoring. A major first step is to decide early on the main focus of your mentoring. At Ahaspora, “The mentoring program was launched in December 2013, and has been conducted annually for three years. We believe that with the […]
December 1, 2016

Sharing Expertise: Mentoring Matters (Part 1)

I first heard the term mentoring when I was in College in the United States… That would sound strange to some people, and yes, you’re right… because once I understood the concept I realized that I actually knew and had experienced mentoring all my life… I was reminded of the […]
November 15, 2016

Uber in Ghana – An initial review

  Is Uber here to stay? Where does one channel concerns and complaints? How immediately are these concerns addressed? Uber, the globally popular ride-sharing platform arrived in Ghana in 2016. The Uber app allows riders to call up a ride from anywhere an Uber is around, watch the progress of […]
September 28, 2016

What I learned From The Ahaspora Mentoring Leadership Event – Celeste Gregory

As told by Celeste Gregory, a mentee of the Ahaspora mentoring program. On Saturday August 20, a large group of senior high school students traveled to the Legacy Beach in Prampram to learn and implement the best ways of a great leader. During the first workshop, the instructor warmed everyone […]
September 15, 2016

Ahaspora Young Professionals turns 5 – Come BALL with Us

Released by: Ahaspora Young Professionals, Ghana Location: Accra, Ghana   Immediate release: Accra – Wednesday 7th September 2016 Ahaspora Young Professionals (AYP) in Ghana, a group of young, Ghanaian professionals who have lived or been educated outside Ghana and returned home are celebrating 5 years of impact, growth and success. […]
August 26, 2016

Ahaspora Mentor Spotlight – Naa Bruce-Konuah

What inspired you to give back through the Ahaspora mentoring program?  I have a passion to see the younger generation do better than the generation before them. Somehow, when we look around though, you find less and less young people pushing themselves to do more for themselves, their community or their nation. […]
August 19, 2016

United States Embassy, Accra and Ahaspora Young Professionals Partner on Mentoring Initiative in Ghana

FOR IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE Ghana, U.S., UK United States Embassy in Ghana and Ahaspora Young Professionals Partner on Mentoring Initiative in Ghana Since its inception in 2013, Ahaspora Young Professionals, Ghana (Ahaspora) has been mentoring senior high school students throughout the nation through the “Changing Mindsets, Channeling our Future” initiative. […]
August 2, 2016

About That Rwanda Thing – Guest blog by Kobina Aidoo

The oohs and aaahs you hear around you in Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, is the sound of visitors from other African countries seeing the light… …Such as a straightforward visa-on-arrival, immigration officers who don’t ask for gifts, taxis drivers who give receipts, motor taxis riders who wear uniforms and stop at […]
June 17, 2016

Ghana Sports Funding – Football or Bust!

Ahasporans Call for Holistic Funding in the Ghanaian Sports Sector… A couple months ago, Ahasporans received an email soliciting for financial help – $10,000 only – to get Ophelia Swayne and the Ghana Olympic Swim Team to Romania, for qualification in the Rio Olympics’ swimming tournament. Ophelia is 20-years-old and […]
May 19, 2016

A Story of Passion and Determination – The Birth of Ahaspora

The Birth of Ahaspora Five years ago, on Saturday April 16, 2011, an initiative named Ahaspora Young Professionals was born. For many who are new to the organization, you may not know how it all started. I first moved to Ghana on June 1, 2010. I wrote about my story, […]
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