Stanford University hosts remarkable student organizations that offer students the opportunity to participate in the Stanford community and strengthen valuable relationships. The Center for African Studies collaborates with a variety of student organizations on campus. We invite you to explore the student organizations affiliated with the Center for African Studies.
Stanford Ghanaian Student Association (Akwaaba)
Akwaaba is Stanford's newly re-instated Ghanaian Student Association. The club relaunched in the spring of 2016. The goal of Akwaaba is enlighten the Stanford community about the rich heritage, culture and current state (e.g. political and social climate) of Ghana.
Stanford Africa Entrepreneurship Network (SAEN)
SAEN is committed to building an intellectual community at Stanford to create, share and implement ideas geared towards growth and sustainable development of the African continent. SAEN intends to serve as the platform for nurturing Africa's future leaders through knowledge and experiences of our past and present leaders.
Stanford Africa Business Club (ABC)
ABC's purpose is to raise awareness of African business and cultures, promote discussion of economic, political and social issues in Africa, encourage the school to seek more students from Africa, provide a platform for students interested in careers in Africa to meet with employers, and encourage development of case studies.
Stanford Forum for African Studies (SFAS)
SFAS is a student group promoting positive discourse on Africa. SFAS holds workshops to create an informal space for students from all disciplines to present on a wide range of topics relating to Africa, whether a student is nearing the final stages of writing or seeking feedback on preliminary research ideas.
Stanford Black Student Union (BSU)
Stanford's BSU is a social, cultural,and political organization primarily concerned with the continual improvement of life for Black students at Stanford. Originally founded in 1967, the BSU has been instrumental in spurring many imaginative changes in the Black community.
Stanford Caribbean Students Assocation (CSA)
CSA seeks to foster cultural awareness around Caribbean culture and topical issues, exposing the entire Stanford Community to the many facets of Caribbean life so that they too can feel a part of the Caribbean community. All members of the community, whether of Caribbean descent or not, are welcome in our organization.
Stanford Association for International Development (SAID)
SAID is a voluntary student organization dedicated to promoting international development awareness on campus, training and educating the next generation of leaders in global development issues, and bringing together diverse students, faculty, campus centers, and student groups.