With the phrase “overqualified” from most companies she sought jobs from, changed her story and her life. Meet the CEO of Study Abroad West Africa (SAWA), Akua Konadu Kusi.
Akua Konadu Kusi is an education enthusiast who has gathered experience in tertiary institution admissions and education by working with several top international universities as a “Regional Marketer” and “Talent Sourcing Expert” for close to three years from The United Kingdom.
Through her recruitment background, Akua Konadu Kusi has honed a relationship building skill set required to maintain high standards when working with over 200 students, independent businesses and University Representatives.
Her grassroots organizations is a fully fledged African consultancy firm dedicated to working with applicants from diverse backgrounds, walks of life to secure scholarship based admission into established Universities in UK, MALAYSIA, INDIA, UKRAINE and LATVIA.
Through her hands, Study Abroad West Africa has been able to secure partnership with FIVE Universities in United Kingdom, ONE Private University in India, ONE University in Latvia and over seven schools in Ukraine including Anglia Ruskin University (UK), London School of Commerce (UK), University of West Scotland, University of Wales, Online Business School, Westminster College (MALAYSIA), Glocal University (INDIA), South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ternopil State Medical University, Uman National University of Horticulture, Cherkasy State Technological University, National Aviation University and National University Odessa Law Academy (UKRAINE).
She has secured admission for 60 students to these Universities for 40 different courses.
Since its incorporation in Ghana in December 2015, Study Abroad West Africa (SAWA) has been able to expand its operations to other African countries including Senegal, Cameroon and Nigeria.
Her long term goal at Study Abroad West Africa is to help 1,000 African applicants secure a 50%+ scholarship based admission into established Universities every year
With an experience working in a Law firm, also as an International Marketing Manager (Ghanaian representative in the UK) coupled with being an Administrative Manager for Ghana-India Business Forum.
She holds a Bachelors of art in Political Science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a Master’s Degree in Masters of International Business from Cardiff University from Wales.