President

Theresa Ama Bruku (Ms)

She is the President of the Board of Directors. Theresa Ama Bruku is a nurse by profession. She had an Advanced Diploma in Administration, Maternal and Child Health from the Korlebu Teaching Hospital, Accra after her Post-Basic Midwifery Certificate in Safe Motherhood, Child Health and the Anatomy of the Reproductive System at the Korlebu Midwifery School. She had her B. Sc degree in Public Health awarded by the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho. She has a rich knowledge in Public Health Nursing and has served in various hospitals, district hospitals, polyclinic and clinics in almost all the districts in the Volta region. She is currently the District Director for Health Services, Krachi-East district, Dambai.

Vice-President - Jane Amavi Kwawu (Mrs)

Jane Amavi Kwawu (Mrs)

Jane Kwawu has more than 20 years of hands-on work experience in socio economic development, for gender equality, women and youth empowerment, social justice and inclusion in politics with development agencies.

She is an accomplished Regional Advisor and Gender Expert in Center for African Family Studies-CAFS and International Planned Parenthood Federation Africa Region -IPPFAR based in Nairobi Kenya and in over 40 African Member States, articulating gender equality and equity, project development and gender budgeting initiatives primarily for Sexual and Reproductive Health including, Women's Rights and Economic Empowerment.

She has enormous experience working in partnership with international, UN agencies, bilateral, regional and national organizations on existing and emerging gender issues including Gender Based and Sexual Violence.

She was a strong voice on inclusion of the Africa women's health and empowerment concerns in the Fourth World Conference on Women-Beijing 1995 and actively participated in all follow up global and regional conferences advocating gender perspectives of these issues-ICPD, MDGs, UN meetings, Commission on Status of Women -CSW.

Jane provided requisite technical assistance -TA in capacity building and gender training skills in many countries including Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria, Gambia, Kenya, Uganda, Botswana, Lesotho, UN agencies-She worked in diverse programmes with several donor agencies including UNFPA; UN WOMEN, WHO; ECA; bilateral agencies: CIDA, USAID; DANIDA; International, specialized agencies and NGOs, including JOICFP.

Secretary - Vivian Aku Gbade (Ms)

Vivian Aku Gbade (Ms)

Vivian holds an MBA-Finance degree from the Wisconsin International University College, Ghana; Certificates of Chartered Administrator, Chartered Management Consultant, from the Chartered Institute of Administrators & Management Consultants (CIAMC) and Part III of Human Resource Management Professionals from the Institute of Human Resource Management Practitioners (IHRMP); B.A (Admin) from the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) Accra.

She has a very impressive career history from 2002 to date. She is the Departmental Officer of the Banking & Finance Department of the University of Professional Studies, Accra, after having served earlier as the Junior Asst. Registrar and Administrative Assistant (2008-2013) She did her national service as Agent's Commissions Officer/Secretary Contract Employment at Finance and Claims Department of the State Insurance Company (SIC) Accra in 2016; Micro Finance & Administrative Assistant (2002-2004) at Aidez Small Project International (ASPI) NGO at Dzorwulu in Accra.

She is currently the National Secretary - UPSA Alumni Association (UPSAAA). She also served on several bodies: National Vice- Secretary, UPSA Alumni Association (UPSAAA), Treasurer- Ho Polytechnic Alumni Association - Accra Branch, Patron - Volta Region Students Association (VORSA) - UPSA, Vice President - Volta Region Students Association (VORSA) - UPSA, Treasurer - Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators (ICSA) Union.

Member

Mama Hapui II (Ms)

She graduated from the University of Education, Winneba with a B.Ed degree in Music. She also has a Certificate in Women Enterprise &Small Business Development at NIESBUD, Noida, India. She had her initial professional training at the ST. Theresa's Training College, Hohoe (an all female institution). She was a government appointee assembly member for the Ketu South Municipal Assembly. She has taught in several basic and secondary schools in the Volta and Eastern regions. Her maiden name is Celestine Enyonam Gati until she was enstooled as the queen mother of Aborlove -Nolopi in 2004. She brings on board a wide range of experience as a member of the groups and associations: Ghana National Association of Teachers, Queen Mothers Association, University of Education Alumni Association, Catholic Association of Teachers and the Ghana Girl Guide Association.

Member

Edouardine Amegee (Mrs)

She is a graduate of the University of Education, Winneba with a B.ED degree in French. She taught in Mount Mary Training College and was the 'professeur accompagnateur' for several stage groups to France or neighboring West African countries. She retired as the Head of Schools for the Accra Metropolitan Directorate of Education in 2013. She has taught in several secondary schools in the Volta and Greater-Accra regions and has a vast knowledge of the behavioral traits of student girls in the country. She brings this experience to bear in the activities of the organization.

Member

Agnes Kunaki (Mad)

Mad. Agnes Kunaki is the representative of the women groups on the Board. She herself an early stage school drop-out and a victim of forced marriage brings along a vast experience of the challenges confronting survival in rural communities. Though single, she is a very successful farmer and a petty trader. She has been divorced two decades ago with four children. She serves on some committees in the church and a very strong political activist.

Member - William Kudzo Gati (Mr)

William Kudzo Gati (Mr)

William Kudzo Gati was born on the 1st of July 1963. Hold a B. Ed (HONS) French Education, awarded by the University of Cape-Coast in June 1999. He majored in French with English Literature as his minor. Had a 3-YR post- secondary teacher training education at Mount Mary Training College, Somanya, in French, Education and English Language, in the Eastern. He had a six-week pedagogical course at CUEF, University of Ivory Coast. He has travelled the length and breadth of Ghana and four countries in the West African sub- region namely the Republic of Togo, Benin, Cote d'Ivoire and Nigeria. He has taught in 6 secondary schools and two basic schools located in 4 regions (Volta, Eastern, Central and Greater-Accra) in his 25 years teaching carrier. Was the Program Coordinator for IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE (Nella Cassa del Padre Mio-onlus) an Italian Comboni Missionary Organization (2004-2006).Was the Personal Assistant to the Chairman of Premier International Gold Coast Limited, a South- Korean Marketing Company based in Tema (2007-2008).

He is also the Founder of Torwogbe Social Club- Akatsi (2002), a registered group of 100 prominent citizens and a Co-founder of Minamatsi Welfare Scheme (2010), a micro-finance scheme for local artisans, farmers and traders. He is an executive member of several local associations and groups.

Currently the Headmaster of Dabala-Junction Comboni Basic School (September 2016-) with a school enrollment of 421 pupils and 20 teachers. He is an Assistant Director II in the Ghana Education Service. His passion for kids has no bounds.