Susan Dacosta ’20 recounts her journey from the Gambia to Ashesi in Ghana


August 31, 2020


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“In my mind, this was my biggest achievement at the time,” says Susan. “The call from Ashesi left me shaken, and I suddenly felt a responsibility to make my family and community proud, to show other students from my town that there were many more possibilities beyond what we could immediately see.”

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Susan with her dad (left) and brother (right).

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Susan with her colleague (far left) and a professor from Arizona State University.

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Susan with other colleagues from Ashesi during their ASU final year program.

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