African women in the Economics profession

Elizabeth Asiedu, University of Kansas

About the speaker
Elizabeth Asiedu is Professor of Economics at the University of Kansas, and she was the Associate Department Chair and the Director of Graduate Studies from 2007-2009. She is also the President of the African Finance Economic Association and the President and founder of the Association for the Advancement of African Women Economists (AAAWE). Professor Asiedu received her B.S. (Hons) from the University of Ghana, M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and PhD in Economics also from UIUC. Professor Asiedu teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in Development and International Economics. She has received several teaching/mentoring awards at the University of Kansas, including The Outstanding Woman Educator Award, the Kemper Teaching Award, the Byron Shutz Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Woman of Distinction Award.

Venue: Board Room

Date: 18 June 2012

Time: 16:00 - 17:00


UNU-MERIT