Kente Master is a fabric artisan company committed to promoting African culture, entrepreneurship, and economic self-empowerment. We do this by servicing and providing a unique inventory of premium Kente graduation stoles. With Kente Master, you’ll receive authenticity, customizability and choice that can’t be found anywhere else.
Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Peter Paul founded Kente Master because he loved the stoles made by Kente weavers near Kumasi (his hometown) and wanted to expand their reach beyond that region. Through Kente Master, he hopes to connect the world with this powerful symbol of Ghanaian culture.
LinkedIn: Peter Paul Junior Akanko
Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Strategy Officer
Recent graduate Rafiat proudly wore a Kente Master graduation stole with the rest of her classmates at graduation. As a past Microfinance Intern for a weaving village of Ghana, Rafiat formed deep relationships with the Kente craft and its artisans. She hopes to connect the rest of the world with the incredible story and product that is Kente.
LinkedIn: Rafiat Kasumu
Chief Operating Officer
Parag has always had an interest in entrepreneurship, and when he visited Ghana in the summer after his freshman year, he met Peter Paul and the two became best buds. After returning to Penn the following semester, Parag started working with Kente Master to lay the groundwork for its international expansion.
LinkedIn: Parag Bapna
Are you ready to #StandOutFromTheCrowd? We are currently taking orders for the 2017 graduation cycle for Kente graduation stoles. If you would like to get a quote on your desired order, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org