Inclusive digital growth through collaboration
6 university members
Afretec will soon grow to include 10 technology-focused universities from across the continent.
More than 220,000 students across 6 countries
The pan-African network includes representation from Egypt, Senegal, Nigeria, Rwanda, and South Africa and has a strong connection to the United States.
100 languages/200 culturesA diverse partnership that will develop the next generation of skilled educators, researchers, engineers, and technologists
Serving a population more than 200 millionThe network will provide a platform for its members to engage in deep collaboration that drives inclusive digital growth in Africa.
Carnegie Mellon University Africa
Pan-African network holds inaugural conference
The African Engineering and Technology Network recently held its inaugural conference at CMU-Africa where it welcomed leadership from member universities across the continent.
Sanders and CMU-Africa students quoted on Mastercard partnership
Dean Bill Sanders and CMU-Africa students Junias Bonou and Opelo Tshekiso were quoted in the Tribune-Review about the impact of CMU-Africa and the recently-announced partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.
Afretec planning grants announced
The African Engineering and Technology Network, led by CMU-Africa, awarded six planning grants to research collaborations that will lead to socio-economic impact and focus on driving inclusive digital growth on the continent.