Women driving Social Change – Conversation with Dr. Esi Ansah

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Women driving Social Change – Conversation with Dr. Esi Ansah

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“Learning doesn’t only happen in the classroom; open up your mind and learn” ~ Dr. Esi Ansah

In this podcast episode #250 is a conversation with Dr. Esi Ansah, (Associate Professor, Ashesi University):

The conversation covers:


  • Empowering women
  • Dreams and passions
  • Hobbies and careers
  • Personal branding and Image Building

Dr. Esi Ansah is a social scientist who teaches Human Resource Management, Leadership IV, Negotiation and Creative Problem-Solving and Organisational Behaviour. She is a product of top-ranked Wesley Girls’ High School in Cape Coast (Ghana).  She earned three Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology, International Affairs and French from Florida State University in 1999, graduating in three years cum laude (with honors).  She also holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago (2004) and a Master of Science degree in Public Service Management from DePaul University in Chicago (2002). She holds a PhD in Public Administration (2008) from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Dr. Ansah loves teaching and research, and is highly engaged in various initiatives in the academic community. She was voted by students as the Outstanding Faculty Member in 2008 and 2010, and also as the Most Inspiring Faculty Member in 2010.  Esi’s academic and professional interests include Service Delivery Reform in the Public Sector and Human Resource Management and Social and Public Entrepreneurship.


Esi is also a founding partner and the current CEO of Axis Human Capital Ltd. Since 2008, Esi has managed Axis, growing its client base and establishing it as a respectable partner in supporting organizations in their development, providing business advisory services and recruiting high-calibre candidates for clients.

Esi also uses Axis as a platform to provide mentoring and career coaching to job seekers and young professionals (CV Writing, Interviewing Skills, Career Planning, Entrepreneurship etc.), and is especially passionate about working with young students and professionals.

Esi is actively engaged in various roles in her community, and also serves on the boards of the Longevity Project and Women’s Trust. She is a fellow in the Aspen Institute’s Africa Leadership Initiative (West Africa), and was honored in 2010 by the New York-based The Network Journal (TNJ) as one of the journal’s “Forty under Forty” African Achievers. She describes herself as a simple, high-energy person who never runs out of ideas (she maintains a detailed Idea Bank), and also as a “grounded idealist” with a sense of urgency and an aim to bring positive transformation wherever she finds herself.


Comments (2)

  1. God first, adding value and consistency!! Good one! Keep it up Mr. Clive!

  2. Am really impressed sir..Keep it up.

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