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- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Democratic Republic of Congo
- El Salvador
- Palestinian Territories
- Republic of Moldova
- Sierra Leone
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- The Gambia
- United States
- Social Issue
Millicent Sarfo is a confident, well-organized person with over 6 years’ experience in the telecommunication, management and administrative sectors. Mimi has extensive experience in supporting mid and senior-level managers by providing them with consistent administrative support. Mimi is a highly approachable individual with a pleasant attitude and a willingness to make a positive mark. She demonstrates her ability to maintain workflow of the office by ensuring that systems are running appropriately, organizing and scheduling appointments, and planning meeting details. Additionally, Mimi develops and maintains filing systems following her company’s established procedures and protocols, liaises between different departments, and acts as a sole point of contact for both external and internal agencies and clients. She has excellent communications skills honed over the years from interacting with customers, partners, and management; strong management and customer relationship skills; and a sharp eye for detail. Mimi manages the company clients’ accounts across the continent and ensures timely resolution of issues. She successfully brought on various board vendors, making the supplies system 60% more efficient than before. Mimi is also a peer educator volunteer for youth development and an entrepreneur in her local community. Mimi shows commitment to the young women in her community by organizing trainings on handiwork, catering, and administrative skills. Her passion for development led her to pursue a Master’s degree in Development Management, which she is currently undertaking. Mimi loves to touch lives and is motivated by her passion-driven heart to make a change anywhere she finds herself.
Current Organization: Administrative Manager at Yafking Logistics Company
Musah Mohammed AminGhana
Musah Mohammed Amin is a development practitioner with over 10 years of experience who promotes socio-economic development among impoverished communities in Ghana. Musah currently coordinates Nolbed Foundation’s pre-college gap-year program to bridge the gap between exceptional students and quality higher education. Since 2016, he has led the charge in identifying, recruiting, training, and guiding over 30 students from poor households in Ghana to secure placements and full-ride scholarships into globally renowned universities in the US, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Musah also helped over 100 pupils from basic public schools secure placement into Class-A high schools through Nolbed’s ancillary program. He volunteers business development support services to over 10 groups of small and medium-sized enterprises and community-based organizations in Ghana. Musah successfully completed his Master of Philosophy and conducted research on local-level social and economic development planning. Musah served as an Assistant District Development Planning Officer during his National Service at Atwima-Kwanwoma District Assembly in Ashanti, Ghana, where he helped prepare an Analytical Development Profile report for the District. Musah is passionate about promoting research-based youth development relative to human capital development initiatives.
Current Organization: Executive Director at Nolbed Foundation
Natasha Dadzie has four years of work experience in the nonprofit and education sectors. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Management Studies from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana. As an Engagement Manager with the New Entrepreneurs Xchange for Transformation: Idea to Impact program, she leads stakeholder engagements across platforms and provides venture development consultancy to entrepreneurs. Natasha is passionate about using business as a force for good: creating businesses that contribute to making social impact as well as generating wealth. She uses her expertise to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by helping young startups in Ghana build structure, create long term value and processes for business development, as well as to make social impact. She is passionate about social development, entrepreneurship, youth development, venture growth and success, girl empowerment, and child rights. She created, developed and managed the Ashesi Venture Incubator COVID Relief Impact Project: a collaborative effort to mitigate the immediate challenges posed by the pandemic in her community. Previously, as a Programs Manager for The BEIGE Foundation, she managed fifteen projects promoting and advocating for education, youth development, entrepreneurship, gender issues, financial literacy, and environmental sustainability. The BEIGE Foundation celebrated Natasha with the Youth Excellence League Award for her exceptional contribution to her organization and community in 2018. She has developed a lifelong urge to work on the fringes of social development, gaining leadership skills and exceptional expertise to run projects from inception to completion. She is a change agent, driving change in Africa.
Current Organization: Engagement Manager at Ashesi University
Samuel Awatey has over 10 years of experience in urban planning and project management working with both local and international organizations such as GIZ, UNDP, European Union, World Bank, EKOenergy Climate Fund, and Millennium Village Project-Bosaaso Cluster Ghana. Samuel is a certified practitioner recognized by Ghana Institute of Planners and Commonwealth Association of Planners. Prior to joining the United Nations as Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer, Samuel was in charge of designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating projects for LGS-Ghana. He has a proven track record in writing high quality monitoring and evaluation reports and is highly skilled in data management, management consulting, resilience urban planning, technical support, and research services. He is also strongly capable in establishing and maintaining effective relationships with staff and administration. Samuel graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Joint Master of Science in Regional Development Planning and Management from TU Dortmund in Germany in collaboration with Universidad Austral de Chile. He also holds a Bachelors of Science in Development Planning from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. Currently, Samuel is a GIZ Returning Expert for LGS-Ghana, a part-time Lecturer, as well as Co-founder and Managing Director for YCCD-Ghana. He was named a Global Goodwill Ambassador in January 2019 in recognition of his global goodwill works, uniting our world, and helping those in need and humanity.
Current Organization: GIZ Returning Expert at LGS-Ghana