Ewerechukwu Asaka Clinches The 2024 Rhodes Scholarship For West Africa
In a noteworthy accomplishment, Ewerechukwu Asaka, a native of Igbanke in the Orhionmwon Local Government Area of Edo State, has been honored with the prestigious 2024 Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa. The announcement came alongside fellow scholars Magdalene Mawugbe from Ghana and Ayomikun Ayodeji from Nigeria.
Ewerechukwu Asaka, a distinguished Computer Science graduate and the best-graduating student at Covenant University for the 2020/2021 academic year with a remarkable 5.0 CGPA, has further distinguished herself as a Product Manager at Spotify. In this role, she is dedicated to empowering emerging market users. She wants to focus on highlighting technology’s impact on marginalized communities and champion ethical and inclusive product development, by pursuing an MSc in Social Science of the Internet. Asaka exemplifies the values that the Rhodes Scholarship stands for.
This scholarship is renowned for recognizing young leaders of outstanding intellect and character, seeking individuals committed to addressing global challenges and serving others while embodying values that align with principled leadership.
Asaka’s multifaceted achievements serve as an inspiration, showcasing the indomitable Nigerian spirit that values hard work, diligence, and determination in the pursuit of excellence.