Esi E. Ansah

Non-Executive Member, Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa-Board of Directors at Aspen Institute African Leadership Initiative

Esi E. Ansah

Esi E. Ansah

Non-Executive Member, Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa-Board of Directors at Aspen Institute African Leadership Initiative

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Dr. Esi Ansah is a founding partner and the current CEO of Axis Human Capital Ltd. Since 2008, Esi has managed Axis, growing its client base and establishing it as a respectable partner in the human capital development industry.

She serves as the key Corporate Training Facilitator for Axis Clients. Esi also uses Axis as a platform to provide mentoring, career and life coaching to young professionals (CV Writing, Interviewing Skills, Individual Career Planning, Leadership Development, Entrepreneurship etc.), and is especially passionate about working with students and young professionals. Esi is a licensed Insights Discovery practitioner who uses the Insights Discovery (personality profile) system in performance, and leadership coaching. As an Assistant Professor at Ashesi University College Esi teaches classes including Leadership, Negotiation and Human Resource Management in the Business Administration Department.

Beyond her love for teaching and facilitating students’ self-discovery journeys, Esi is highly engaged in various initiatives in her academic community leading to several awards. She serves as a Patron for a number of student organizations and was voted by students as the Most Inspiring Faculty Member in 2010 and also as the Outstanding Faculty Member in 2008, 2010 and twice in 2011. In 2012, she was voted by students as the Most Resourceful Faculty Member.

Dr. Ansah is active in her community and currently serves as the Executive Director of two nonprofit organizations – the Paul A. V. Ansah (PAVA) Memorial Foundation and the Association of Ghana’s Elders (AGE), which she co-founded. She has also been part of several initiatives including the founding of the Social Enterprise Hub of West Africa (SEhWA), the CitizenGhana Movement and the Ghana-US Alumni Network. She also serves on a number of boards where she uses her deep insights to help drive sustainable organizational growth.

Esi is a fellow of the Aspen Institute’s Africa Leadership Initiative – West Africa (ALIWA), and was in July 2015 appointed as a Board Member. She was honored by the New York-based The Network Journal (TNJ) as one of the journal’s “Forty under Forty” African Achievers in 2010. In March 2012, she was awarded the Five Star Mentor award by Waves International in acknowledgement of her work in youth development. She serves as a speaker for Legacy and Legacy’s Springboard Virtual University and Roadshow and also does public-speaking on topics including leadership, youth development, social entrepreneurship and education. Esi’s academic and professional/career interests include Service Delivery Systems, Service Quality, Human Capital Development and Social Entrepreneurship and Public Sector Reform.

She earned her Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology, International Affairs and French from the Florida State University, graduating with three Bachelor’s degrees in three years cum laude (with honors). She also holds Master’s degrees in Social Sciences and in Public Service Management from the University of Chicago and DePaul University in Chicago, respectively. She holds a PhD in Public Administration from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

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Interim Executive Director at Aspen Institute African Leadership Initiative

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Chief Executive Officer at Spier Holdings Pty Ltd.

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Former Head-African Division at The Global Fund for Women, Inc.

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Head of Regulatory & Corporate Affairs at MTN Nigeria Communications Ltd.

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Member, Africa Leadership Initiative East Africa-Advisory Board Committee at Aspen Institute African Leadership Initiative

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Member, Africa Leadership Initiative East Africa-Board of Directors at Aspen Institute African Leadership Initiative

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Former Chief Marketing Officer at Telkom SA SOC Ltd.

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Executive Director at Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellows Program

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Managing Consultant at Eduardo & Associates

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Board Member at Aspen Institute African Leadership Initiative

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Esi E. Ansah
Non-Executive Member, Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa-Board of Directors at Aspen Institute African Leadership Initiative
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2009 - 2011

The Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) is comprised of highly successful entrepreneurial leaders with a focus on values and sights on creating a better society. In being a part of a global network with access to some of the most talented like-minded individuals around the world and the support of the Aspen Institute, these leaders are able to help each other to become more deliberate and impactful in their efforts to make their communities, societies, and the world a better place.

Fellow, Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa
2009 - 2011

Africa Leadership Initiative is well known that Africa continues to face social and economic challenges. Africa Leadership Initiative is also evident that the unfortunate trend can only be reversed through enlightened African leaders, who are eager to address and solve our continental issues, through strong values and unwavering integrity. It was for this reason that the Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) was formed in 2003.

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Non-Executive Member, Africa Leadership Initiative West Africa-Board of Directors
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Africa Leadership Initiative is well known that Africa continues to face social and economic challenges. Africa Leadership Initiative is also evident that the unfortunate trend can only be reversed through enlightened African leaders, who are eager to address and solve our continental issues, through strong values and unwavering integrity. It was for this reason that the Africa Leadership Initiative (ALI) was formed in 2003.

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