AAU Talks1 on UPSA Campus

Topic: “Developing Strategic Young Leaders for Africa’s Future”


Panel Members

  1. Sylvester Owusu Amoako –President: Students’ Representative Council, University of Ghana
  2. Terrick Obodai Torgbor- President: Students’ Representative Council, University of Professional Studies, Accra
  3. Samuel Sasu Adonteng- Former President, Idea Factor,
  4. Nana Akua Afriyee Busia- Women’s Commissioner- University of Ghana
  5. Joseph Osei Mensah-President: Students’ Representative Council, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA)

Host: Mr. Kwesi Acquah Sam- Research and Academic Planning Directorate, AAU

AAU Talks2 on UPSA Campus

Topic: Women’s Participation in Leadership: Achieving the Africa we want.

Special Focus: An Africa where Development is People-Driven, Unleashing the Potential of its Women and Youth

Panel Members

  1. Gifty Twum Ampofo- Minister-Gender, Children and Social Protection- Republic of Ghana
  2. Esther Sakyi-Dawson, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana
  3. Goski Alabi, Vice Chancellor- Laweh Open University, Ghana
  4. Siham. Mohamed Ahmed Bakhit, Vice Chancellor, Alzaiem Alazhari University, Sudan
  5. Sheila Naah-Boamah-Executive Secretary, National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations- NABPTEX, Accra
  6. Miss Hilda Bekoe- SRC Women’s Commissioner- , University of Professional Studies, Accra


Host: Mrs. Felicia Kuagbedzi, Communications and Publications Officer- Communications and ICT Directorate, Association of African Universities.

Campus Live Show

Opening Statements:

Prof. Abednego Okoe, Vice Chancellor, University of Professional Studies, Accra


Panel Discussion

Topic “The Africa We Want: The Role of Young People” 

Panel Members: 

  1. Emmanuel Abekah, Former SRC President- Accra City  Campus-University of Ghana
  2. Miss Pamela Selassie Antwi, President-Idea Factor, University of Professional Studies, Accra
  3. Eric Nana Agyemang- Press and Communication Secretary- National Union of Ghana Students.
  4. Angel Mbuthia, Secretary-Gender and international Relations- All Africa Students’ Union
  5. Abdul Razak Rashad- Ag. President, National Service Personnel Association Accra. 

Chair: Ms. Nodumo Dhlamini, Director, ICT, Corporate Communication and Knowledge Management Services, Association of African Universities (AAU)

Moderator: Mr. Patrick Stephenson, News Anchor-GHone Television

Presentation on Strategic Educational Technologies by Mr. Tim Smith (Learning Curve, South Africa)

One on One interview Sessions

Host: Mr. Agyemang Okyere Darko- Graduate Student- University of Professional Studies