Mandela Washington Fellows mentor over 500 St. Mary’s Girls SHS Students

On Saturday 27th July, 2019, the Mandela Washington Fellows Association of Ghana held its first career counselling and mentoring programme with first year students of St. Mary’s Girls Senior High School in Accra. The alumni association of the Mandela Washington Fellowship instituted the mentoring programme ‘Nyansapo’ this year with the aim of supporting Students with […]

Fellow of the week: Laud Anthony Basing

Laud Anthony Basing is Scientist, Engineer, Innovator and Entrepreneur. He is the CEO and Founder of Incas diagnostics, a social enterprise in Ghana, which seeks to save lives through the design and production of low-cost, easy-to-use, point-of-care diagnostic test kits designed specifically for Africa. He is also the Executive Director of Incas Impact Foundation, a […]

Fellow of the week: Kwabena Tontoh Kankam-Yeboah

Kwabena Tontoh Kankam-Yeboah has over eight years of experience in power generation. Currently, Tontoh is a Business Planning Engineer at the Volta River Authority (VRA), Ghana’s largest power generation company. As the engineer in the office of the Director, Thermal Generation SBU, he focuses on the Department’s performance management, budget and projects. His experience spans […]

Fellow of the week: Zubaida Afua Mabuno Ismail

Zubaida Afua Mabuno Ismail is a broadcast journalist with Media General, owners of TV3 Network Ghana Limited, 3FM, Connect FM, Onua FM, Akoma FM, and She is the Northern Regional Correspondent for the media giant. She also is a 2018, Mandela Washington Fellow of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI). She was placed in […]

Fellow of the week: Philip Osei Bonsu

Philip Osei Bonsu is a Corporate Communications Executive, Broadcast Journalist and Entrepreneur. He has over eight years’ leadership and managerial experience in the media, power sector and non-for-profit organizations. Currently, Philip is the host of Ghana’s biggest political, social and current affairs talkshow: Ekosiisen on Asempa 94.7FM. Before his current appointment, he was the Head […]

Fellow of the week: Dr. Anthony Seth Eshun

Anthony Seth Eshun is a Medical Officer, Team Leader and Founder of Premies Focus Group (PFG) , a non-profit start-up with a goal of improving the survival rates of babies born prematurely in rural under-resourced communities in Ghana. PFG is made of a network of health workers, social workers, engineers, IT personnel and volunteers currently […]

Fellow of the week: Linat Osman

Linat  Osman  is  a  Gender  and  Girls  Activist, a  campaigner  for  equal  rights  and  opportunities  for  girls, young  women  and  teenagers  in  Ghana. She is the founder  and  Executive  Director  of  Teen Talk Ghana, a  registered  Non-Governmental  organization  championing  the  rights  of  teenagers, young  women  in  the  northern  part  of  Ghana. Ms. Linat  Osman  is  […]

Fellow of the week: Ama Duncan, MSc

Ama Duncan is Founder of The Fabulous Woman Network (The FWN) where she conducts activities to economically empower women. Through The FWN, she has created Fub Hub Ashanti – a co-working office and event space for women-led startups, organised entrepreneurial development events for over 1000 women and shared life-changing stories of 200 fabulous women reaching […]

Mandela Washington Fellowship exchange programme distributes reusable pads to over 700 girls in Talensi

A 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow and a nurse with Ghana Health Service at Pelungu Health Center in the Nabdam District, Maxwell Kumbeni through a reciprocal exchange programme funded by the US Department of State has embarked on menstrual hygiene management project with Junior High Schools in Talensi District in the Upper East Region of Ghana. […]