on 21 June 2012
Kokrobitey Institute is an American non-profit with representatives in Boston and Chicago, and a registered Ghanaian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO). American educator Ms. Renée C. Neblett founded Kokrobitey Institute in 1992. The Institute has an international board of 7-9 members and works closely with the Ghana Ministry of Education, Ghanaian educational institutions, faculty from the University of Ghana and the National Service Secretariat. The Kokrobitey Institute has been built and sustained by private funds. Kokrobitey Institute offers short-term residential programs in the Sciences, Arts and Humanities Internships, facilities for academic research, short-term programs for adult learners, professional training institutes, and conference facilities. Kokrobitey Institute develops new relationships across cultures, across disciplines, and between the public and private sectors of education, business and government.Designed and built by Renée Neblett, Kokrobitey’s Founder and Director, and Alero Olympio, a Ghanaian born architect of international renown, the Institute has a unique design that integrates local materials and traditional and contemporary design elements in living structures that are strikingly handsome and superbly functional. (text source)
Yes! I spent some good time here writing in 2008. That little statute used to really catch people off guard. I suddenly have a massive pang of nostalgia and wish I could teleport there immediately with my notebook.