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 and the Mastercard Foundation announce a transformational partnership in Africa
A historic partnership with the Mastercard Foundation will expand the engineering and technology, research, and entrepreneurship programs at CMU-Africa, helping to strengthen Africa’s technology, innovation, and research ecosystem.
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.
Almost 50 faculty members trained in enrichment program
Almost 50 African faculty were trained through Afretec's 2022 faculty-enrichment program. 12 countries and 15 institutions were represented in the program.
Afretec sponsors conference in Sierra Leone
Afretec sponsored and participated in the West Africa Conference on Digital Public Goods and Cybersecurity, recently held in Sierra Leone.