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Our Team


Our organization is steered by our esteemed team members:

Reverend Mrs Nana Sekyere

Rev. Mrs Nana Sekyere is the Founder & CEO Africa Women Rising.
She is the Ordained Minister & Counsel Member WWIC.
Specialty: Evangelism & Restoration

She is also CEO: Incredible Interiors & Landscaping and Member of: SALI

Education: College of St Elizabeth, NJ BS Accounting and University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business. She also holds an Executive Masters Program For Women In Leadership (WIL)

Lifestyle College: Horticulture & Landscape Design Flower Arranging from International Academy of Design & Technology (IADT).

Computer Literacy including Photoshop & Autocad design in Interior Design, Landscaping and Architecture.

Nana Sekyere is passionate and hospitable to the needy from all walks of life. She has counseled and continues to counsel the youth and adults from different parts of the world including the United States, Europe, and different parts of Africa. Her work focuses on providing for the homeless and street children.

Currently, she is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Africa Women Rising an NGO with a focus on Women Empowerment and Youth Development. She leaves no stone unturned. Nana is a mother to ALL Children.

Dr Afua A. Kufuor

Dr Kufuor brings to the table a track record of significant achievements spanning sixteen (16) years of experience in both academia and industry in Ghana, UK and across Africa. Afua is a seasoned Administrator and Senior Lecturer in Organisational Behavior and HRM. Afua has extensive experience in developing and delivering Capacity Development and Training programs among multicultural clients and Teams globally and across Africa.

She has worked in partnership with the international community and funding agencies such as Danida, the Commonwealth Secretariat., Johnson and Johnson and AMREF, Kenya. Dr Kufuor has also worked extensively with International universities and tertiary institutions such as UCLA, Sciences-PO, Harvard, Fox Temple, Duke, Warwick, Imperial College, UK for international programs collaboration and study abroad programs.

Awo Gakpleazi

She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Central University
Graduate School of Business. She also has over 10 years experience in Customer Service
Management in one of the leading Telcos and an Entrepreneur.

Mr. Stephen Baffour

– Administrative Assistant

He was born on 8th November 1989. He has a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the University of Mines and Technology.

Mr. Francis Osei Sekyere

– I.T. and Technical Officer.

Education: Damelin Graduate College at Randburg Campus – Republic of South Africa


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