Juliet Ohemeng-Ntiamoah is a PhD student at department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tennessee Technological University. Juliet graduated with First Class Honors in Environmental Science from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. After her Bachelors, she worked with GNPC-Technip Engineering Services and Tullow Ghana Limited, gaining first-hand experience in Ghana’s emerging oil and gas industry.
She is a recipient of the highly competitive American Association of University Women (AAUW) 2015/2016 International Doctoral Fellowship, a fellowship awarded to women of scholarly promise with proven commitment to women and girls. She passionately encourages young girls to pursue STEM and is a role model for many of such girls.
Juliet has a strong positive outlook to life and believes that with God, nothing shall be impossible. She responds to ONJY, which is an acronym of all her names.
“Only a life lived for others, is a life worthwhile.”
~ Albert Einstein
Jojo France-Mensah is a third year PhD student in the Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin (UT-Austin). Prior to this, He graduated with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Tennessee. He also got his undergraduate degree (First Class Honors) in Building Technology from KNUST where he also served as a Teaching Assistant a year after graduation.
He is a proud member of Gamma Beta Phi (Honor Society for top 10% GPA in UT-Austin) and a recipient of multiple scholarships and fellowships from UT Austin. His life's philosophy; Albert Einstein said it all!
Ahmed Salim Nuhu, is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Economics at Eastern Illinois University where he also serves as the Assessment Coordinator for the Division of Student Affairs. His interests lies in the examining the implications of economic policy and household choices for growth, health and development outcomes, particularly in developing areas.
He is passionate about building the capacities of the youth and spends a good part of his time in helping nurture leadership abilities of young people . Consequently, he has mentored over a hundred young people at the Junior National Leaders Conference in Washington DC, and the Recycle Up Ghana Camps in Washington DC.
He obtained his bachelors degree in economics from the KNUST where he served as a college student council president and a student parliamentarian. By being a part of this, he hopes to contribute to the broader goal of harmonizing Ghanaian human resources abroad for growth at home.
"Do all the good you can, at all the times you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can”
~ John Wesley
Priscilla Mansah Codjoe is the last of four children. She is currently a Masters in Statistics student at The University of Texas at Dallas. She is a member of the American Mathematical Society, Association of Statistical Association and the International Association of Black Actuaries (IABA) and a proud IABA Scholarship recipient for 2016.
She graduated with a First Class Honors in Actuarial Science during her undergraduate studies at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).She served as the Educational Committee Chairperson for the Actuarial Science Students’ Association (ASSA- KNUST) for the 2012/2013 academic year. She also served as Hall Representative, Financial Secretary and General Secretary for the Ghana Methodists Students Union (GHAMSU) from 2010-2013.
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Anthony Kwaku Twumasi is currently working as a financial analyst at Express-Scripts, a fortune 25 company, where he manages client price guarantees. He is a product of KNUST where he got his undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering and was awarded a master’s degree in Corporate Finance and Investments from Washington University in St Louis .
Anthony is passionate about digital technology and believes in its immense power to drive Ghana into the 21st century. He is a strong advocate for student welfare and seeks to develop avenues through which the Ghanaian graduate student abroad can leverage technology to improve the quality of life for the Ghanaian back home.
“Seest thou a man diligent in his ways? He shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men.”
Reginald Nii Odoi is currently pursuing an LLM (LLM 19) at Harvard Law School, Cambridge – Massachusetts. He is a proud alumnus of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science of Technology (KNUST), Ghana where he graduated with a First-Class Honors in his LLB Degree. In KNUST, Reginald served as the President of the Law Students’ Union and also as the Legal Affairs Commissioner of the Students’ Representative Council.
He is a practicing barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana.
Reginald is passionate about philanthropy and sustainable development. He is the founder of the Good Shepherd Love Foundation (www.tgslf.com), an NGO through which he reaches out to the less privileged in society and also empowers the youth.
He aspires to use his practice of the law and academic drive to serve his nation and the world at large.