Master of Arts in Global Human Development, McHenry Fellow
Abdul-Washeru Alhassan is a Master of Global Human Development candidate in the School of Foreign Service. Previously, he worked as a research associate at the University of Ghana on projects related to urban air pollution, policy implementation assessment of malaria preventive treatment in pregnancy, and climate change mitigation and adaptation. His experiences span grassroots development practice in rural and urban Ghana working in social entrepreneurship, climate change, public health, and youth development to business development consultancy. Washeru has served as project manager and International homologation consultant on standards and regulatory compliance for a global manufacturers, and testing and certification firms where he helped facilitate markets access for consumer and industrial electronics into Ghanaian and other African markets. At Georgetown, he is specializing in issues related to the environment, renewable energy and technology for sustainable development. He holds a master’s degree in climate change and sustainable development, and a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry, cell and molecular biology both from the University of Ghana.