The Akilah Institute

Launched in 2010, in just 10 short years Akilah has grown exponentially, with 382 students graduating in 2019 and 1,500 on campus in 2020. Akilah is the first and only women’s college in Rwanda and focuses on practical education to ensure that whatever their future goals, students learn practical skills and potential pathways to reach those goals. By making career placement a deliberate priority, they have reached a rate of 82% placement within 6 months of graduation. The Akilah Institute focuses on preparing its students to face real world challenges – focusing on innovation, ethical leadership and sustainability. It’s students are as passionate as it’s faculty about the increasing number of women gaining leadership training and preparing to take on the world!

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