CEHD Distinguished International Alumni Award

The CEHD Alumni Society Board is currently accepting nominations for the 2024 Distinguished International Alumni Award. The CEHD Distinguished International Alumni Award recognizes outstanding achievements of international CEHD alumni to educational progress in their country.

CEHD is committed to deepening global relationships through research partnerships, study abroad, international degree-seeking students, and scholar exchanges. The Distinguished International Alumni Award reflects our commitment to fostering meaningful engagement around the world, and honors the outstanding CEHD alumni who are using their education to make a difference in their home (or another) country.

Recipients will be honored at the CEHD Exceptional Alumni Awards Celebration on April 30, 2024.

If you have any questions, please contact us at cehdas@umn.edu or 612-625-5963.

Millicent Adjei

Millicent Adjei
MA '12, Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development,
PhD '19, Comparative and International Development Education

Millicent Adjei (she/her) is the Director, Diversity and International Programs and Adjunct Faculty at Ashesi University. She joined Ashesi University in 2012, and started the university's Office of Diversity and International Programs. As part of her role at Ashesi, she has helped increase intercultural understanding on campus, and has helped Ashesi initiate several study abroad and funding partnerships with top universities and organizations worldwide. She is part of the team that manages a $13 million MasterCard Foundation Scholars Programme at Ashesi. She is also a board member for the Girls' Exploration and Empowerment Club, an after school learning center for underprivileged girls in Ghana.

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Alumni award recipients were interviewed in advance
of the Exceptional Alumni Awards Celebration on April 30.