Dr. Evelyn Kissi completed her doctorate degree in Critical Disability Studies (CDS) at York University (2020) with a focus on understanding disability through the conceptualisation of ‘Indigenous African Personhood’. Her future research will focus on African Indigenous spirituality, disability, and education.
Dr. Promise Sefogah is a Specialist Obstetrician Gynaecologist at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra Ghana. ... He trained as an Obstetrician Gynaecologist at the West Africa College of Surgeons (WACS) and the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons (GCPS).
Kwame is the founder of the Pan African Centre for Climate (PACC) Policy. Kwame is a Serial Entrepreneur and Climate Solution Enthusiasts with over 15 years of experience in Africa development-focused policy formulation, project management, and coordination. Kwame has both public and private sector experience and has worked for the Government of Ghana Youth & Employment Ministry and US/Canada-based private and non-governmental organizations.
He was part of the United Nations Interagency Expert Group Meeting on Goals and Targets for Monitoring the Progress of Youth in the Global Economy New York, May 2007. As a Serial Entrepreneur, Kwame has contributed to numerous youth startup social enterprise initiatives in Ghana and Nigeria. He has coordinated projects funded by World Bank, UNICEF, and Ford Foundation. In 2016, Cuso International appointed Kwame in a capacity as an Organizational Development and Coordination Specialist to work on a Global Affairs Canada funded YOULEAD Project in Calabar, Cross River State, Nigeria.
Kwame has 20 years’ professional experience which covers International Trade Finance, Banking Operations, Micro Finance, Marketing, and Executive Management. Kwame was the first Branch Operations Officer recruited by Opportunity International in Ghana. Between 2009 to 2012 he managed several Management positions until his appointment as acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in 2012. He was confirmed by the Board as the first local CEO of Opportunity International Savings and Loans in August 2013.
His key strengths are in Strategic Sales Management, Operations Management, Marketing, Communication, and Effective Leadership. He has the skill of building successful teams and energizing them to achieve great results.
Edwin Kpedor is an experienced Marketing and Business Development Professional. Edwin holds a Bachelor of Laws Degree (LLB) from the University of London. He is a Chartered Marketer with the Chartered Institute of Marketing – UK, holds an MSc in Global Marketing Practice. Apart from being a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK (CIM- UK), He is also a member of the prestigious Chartered Institute of Marketing, Ghana (CIM-GH) and a Member of the Global Marketing Network.
Dr. Clement Julius Mashamba is currently an Adjunct Senior Lecturer/Professor in Law – University of Iringa, Tanzania; a Part-time Senior Lecturer in Law at the St. Augustine University of Tanzania; He is also an external examiner of LL.M. and Ph.D. students at the University of Western Cape, at Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa; Fort Hare University, South Africa; the Open University of Tanzania; and Ruaha Catholic University, Tanzania. As a scholar, Dr. Mashamba has hundreds of publications including books, journal articles, chapters and reviews under his authorship.
Dr. Mashamba has been a Member of the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from July 2010 to 28 February 2021. His other membership in professional associations include: African Network for Prevention and Protection Against Child Abuse and Neglect (Tanzania Chapter) (from September 2016 to date); Assistant Editor of the Tanganyika Law Society Law Reports (from 2016 to date); and Member of the Board of Directors of the Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF, Tanzania Brach) (from December 2020 to date).