INSPIRING ENROLLMENT AND FOSTERING MEANINGFUL CONNECTIONS
The Africa Global Initiative (AGI) seeks to strengthen Northeastern’s ties with Africa, and increase African student enrollment and exchanges. Its goal is to enhance existing connections and foster new partnerships in order to fund scholarships, grow co-op and internship programs, and develop joint research opportunities with the most prestigious African higher education institutions.
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY: UNIQUELY POSITIONED TO ENGAGE THE NEXT GENERATION OF AFRICA’S EXPERIENTIAL LEARNERS
As the continent of Africa grows its capabilities in business and manufacturing, propelling vital sectors like engineering, health, education, sustainability, and environmental sciences, college graduates with real-world experience are a necessary component to moving its countries and citizens forward. Northeastern boasts one of the most competitive and rigorous academic programs in the U.S.
Our experiential approach to education provides graduates with the skills necessary to solve problems and innovate.
NORTHEASTERN’S RAPIDLY GROWING AFRICAN NETWORK
Top countries for co-op opportunities; South Africa, Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda, Kenya, and Rwanda
Student organizations with a focus on Africa: Engineers Without Borders; Northeastern African Student Organization; John O’ Bryant African American Institute; and Northeastern University Global Health Initiative
THE AFRICA GLOBAL INITIATIVE TEAM
International Enrollment Management
Director of Global Market Development
Associate Director of Global Employer Relations