Profile: Akosua Kwafo Ogyiri, Senior Communications Officer, Stratcomm Africa

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Akosua Kwafo Ogyiri is a communications professional with about seven years work experience covering public and private sector. She is currently a Senior Communications Officer at Strategic Communications (Stratcomm) Africa

Before her engagement at Stratcomm Africa, she was Media Executive at  Charterhouse Ghana, where was in charge of building and maintaining relationships with media practitioners across the various media space and monitoring and evaluating the execution of media (social media and traditional media) campaigns such as the MTN Hitmaker and Miss Malaika.

Akosua describes herself as someone whose career is still being shaped by women in the industry; something that creates a burning desire in her to help coach and mentor other young girls to reach their full potential. She is known in social media circles as the “social media rat” because of her love for social media and how she has over the years used that medium as an effective communications tool – personally and professionally.

She believes that corporate governance opened her eyes to a new side of communication as it deepened her understanding of how organizations are run and how communications can be used as an effective tool for business success and impacting lives positively.

Akosua is a graduate of  the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where she pursued a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies specializing in Public Relations. She also holds a Master of Business Administration in Corporate Governance from the University of Professional Studies, where she graduated as the Best Graduating Corporate Governance student in 2014.

She is a member of Institute of Public Relations Ghana.

In her spare time, she loves to watch investigative movies as it helps sharpen her analytical skills; a skill she believe is essential in the development of communication strategies.

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