The AHS Team

CEO & Founder

Dr. (Ts’gye) Rachel Titilayo Leslie
(English, Amharic, German, French, Classical Ethiopic, Egyptian-Coptic, Attic Greek) DMIN, Howard University, Religious Studies, MA Catholic University, Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures

Acting Director,

IT Strategy

Tristan Leslie
(Amharic, German, English) BA, Berkeley University Computer Engineering & IT

Program Director,

Library Sciences

Mr. Eskinder Awoke
(Amharic, English, Classical Ethiopic), Bsc Library and Information Science, MA Social Anthropology, Addis Ababa University

Acting Program Director,

Eastern Africa Team

Dr. Amsalu Tefera, PhD
(Amharic, Classical Ethiopic, English)

Asst. Scholar

Prof. Yirga Woldeyes, PhD

(Amharic, Classical Ethiopic, English)

Permanent Team Leader TBA,

Nov. 30, 2022

Program Director,

Northern African Team

Dr. Mohammad Boussouf
PhD University of Paris, Sorbonne
(Arabic, Classical Arabic, Berber, French, English, Hausa)

Acting Asst. Director,

Western Africa Team

Dr. (Ts’gye) Rachel Titilayo Leslie
DMIN, MA (English, Amharic, German, French, Classical Ethiopic, Egyptian-Coptic, Attic Greek) DMIN, Howard University, Religious Studies, MA Catholic University, Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures, Director AHS

Acting Program Director, 

Int’l Liaison, PPP, NGOs

Prof. Molefi Kete Asante
Temple University
(English)

Permanent Program Director TBA, Nov. 30, 2022

Legal Counsel

General Counsel

(English)

Counsel, Nigeria

(Yoruba, Igbo, Hausa, English)

Counsel, Ethiopia

 (Amharic, English)

Technology Partners

Rack Centre

Dr. Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director

Publishing Partners 

AHS is partnered with two African-led publishing companies in the United States and two in Africa that publish in African languages for the dissemination of the content and textbooks produced by the AHS scholar teams.