The Forty Under 40 Awards recognize Central Pennsylvania’s leaders who are under the age of 40 based on their professional accomplishments, community service, and commitment to inspiring change. They are selected by an outside panel of judges that includes previous winners. This year’s winners will be recognized during an awards celebration set to take place at the Hilton Harrisburg the evening of Oct. 14.
As an Talent Manager at Harrisburg University, Abrokwa is responsible for leading all recruitment efforts for both staff and faculty, and he assists with developing and streamlining the student employment process at HU.
Abrokwa also helps the Career Services and Experiential Learning team with speaking with students and leading panels during HU’s Career Week that helps them prepare for employment and internship opportunities. And he teaches a Seminar 300 course each semester, which allows him to speak with juniors about career development that is meant to prepare them for internships/careers.
Abrokwa is a member of the Diversity and Inclusion Professionals of Central PA (DIPCPA), Young Professionals of Color Great Harrisburg (YPOC) SHRM (national organization), and he is the assistant wrestling coach at a nearby high school.
Abrokwa has years of experience from both recruiting in the production/manufacturing industry and workforce development. A Philadelphia native, Kwasi currently resides in Hershey with his wife and daughter.
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