Bentley University President visits Ghana

Joanna Howarth June 22, 2012

President Gloria Cordes Larson recently traveled to Ghana on a “thank you tour,” visiting Bentley’s Ghanaian-led partner organizations that host Bentley students for a variety of 8-week internships. During her one-week stay, President Larson gratefully acknowledged organizations such as the Ghana Poultry Network, Biofil, the Asutsuare Women’s Development Society and more, for providing students with practical business and cultural experiences during their stays in Ghana.

Her visit began at the Diaspora Africa Forum, which focuses on the full participation of Africans in the building of the African Union, where she thanked Ambassador Erieka Bennett for creating such a welcoming environment for Bentley in Accra, Ghana’s capital, and for being a long-time advocate of American involvement in the economic future of Africa. Her agenda also included a meeting with Ghanaian President John Atta-Mills. Read more…