Nana Akua Ohene Adu is a social enterpriser with a passion for human development. A natural facilitator with multi-cultural experiences in Science, the Humanities and Business, Nana is an expert in Mentorship, Coaching and Training. She has a proven record of an ability to give confidence and direction to others and keen to steer people towards common objectives.
With a well developed organizational and people’s skills she has co-founded the LEAP group of companies comprising of the LEAP schools, a reading NGO for mentoring the youth and a Business Center for entrepreneurship and management training. With LEAP, Nana has the vision of adequately blending both informal and formal education, which develops children into adults with life skills to empower themselves, their communities and their cultures.
She does youth motivational events and community talk shows presenting on various socio- economic issues and views on children and women.
Having worked with AngloGold Ashanti Ltd for 21years and risen through the ranks from Chemist to top management as Senior Specialist/Project Manager – ONE Engagement (Business Improvement Change Management), she has gained very good and well developed analytical, social, managerial and leadership skills.
Nana has a postgraduate Diploma in Management Development from the Graduate School of Business, University of Cape Town, a BSc degree in Biochemistry/Food Science from the University of Ghana and various Certificates in management including one in Social Impact Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. She attended Holy child High school, Cape Coast Ghana where the motto of ‘Actions not words’ stuck with her. She has attended various leadership seminars in West Africa, Europe and Asia.
Coming from a family with a background of members as outstanding teachers in Ghana, she has strong ties to her roots as well as spreading her wings with worldwide educationists. She participates in alumni groups (HOPSA, AFHAS) and is a member of the Adansi Traditional Council (ADAB), Ghana Quality Organization (GQO), Women in Mining (WIM) Ghana and the Accra Mining Network (AMN).
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