Essan Emile Ako

Essan Emile Ako has worked for the last four years as the managing director of Radio Arc-en-Ciel, a community-based radio station in the Abobo community in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Ako was selected as a participant in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Initiative, a US government program, in 2015.

Ako holds a master’s degree in English linguistics from the Université Félix Houphouet-Boigny in Abidjan.

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