Andrew Young Center for Entrepreneurship

Andrew Young Center for Entrepreneurship

The U.S. Embassy in Côte d’Ivoire inaugurated the Andrew Young Center for Entrepreneurship (AYC), located in Plateau, Abidjan, on July 8, 2016, in partnership with the District Autonome d’Abidjan.  Its mission is to promote entrepreneurship with educational programs, English courses, networking opportunities, online resources, meeting space, and other support in order to encourage broad-based economic growth in Côte d’Ivoire.

The Center includes:

  • A DVC Room for online conferences
  • Books in English and French on entrepreneurial themes.
  • A Presentation Room for seminars and training sessions
  • An English Lab with access to MOOCs and English websites online
  • A Meeting Room that can be reserved by Entrepreneurs for working sessions
  • A E-Resources Lab, with access to YALI Network and other online resources
  • A Creation Studio (MakerSpace), to encourage collaboration in the creation of prototypes using a 3D printer

The Center is free and open to all.

AYC Operation Hours


  • Monday to Thursday: 09 00 AM – 05 00 PM
  • Friday: 09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Telephone: 20-32-16-87
  • Facebook: The Andrew Young Center for Entrepreneurship

Important Information

Access to the AYC and to the Wi-Fi network is free.
The AYC does not finance projects.