Accomplished Lawyer and Activist Nana Adjoa Shares Inspiring Journey on Asaase Radio

Accomplished lawyer, technology enthusiast, and social development activist, Nana Adjoa Adobea Khartey, took center stage earlier today as a guest speaker on Asaase radio, offering a captivating glimpse into her remarkable journey through life. Known for her role as the Secretary to the National Communications Authority, the regulatory body overseeing Ghana’s electronic communications industry, Nana Adjoa shared insights into her multifaceted career and dedication to driving positive change.

Key Roles and Achievements

In her capacity as the Secretary to the National Communications Authority, Nana Adjoa plays a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient functioning of the Authority’s corporate governance structures. Her responsibilities extend to facilitating the implementation of policy directives set by the Board, showcasing her commitment to shaping the nation’s communication landscape.

Beyond her national contributions, Nana Adjoa’s international presence was highlighted as she participated as a speaker at the prestigious 2023 International Bar Association Communications and Competition Conference in Rome, Italy. Her engagement in global legal discussions underscores her expertise and influence in the field.

Diverse Board Memberships

Nana Adjoa’s commitment to social development is further evident through her board memberships. As a member of the Precious Minerals Marketing Company (PMMC), she actively contributes to the lawful assay, purchase, and sale of precious minerals in Ghana. Additionally, her involvement in the PMMC Jewellery Limited and memberships in organizations such as the Institute of ICT Professionals of Ghana and Women in Mining Ghana showcase her diverse engagement in various sectors.

Legal Expertise and Educational Background

Nana Adjoa’s legal prowess is extensive, covering advisory services to both international and Ghanaian clients across corporate and commercial law, minerals and mining law, intellectual property law, and labor law. Her academic achievements include certificates in Sustainable Dispute Resolution, Sustainable Development, and International Anti-Corruption from the University of Milan, Italy. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration and a certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MITx) in Policy for Science, Innovation, and Technology.

Notable Contributions and Recognition

Nana Adjoa’s impact extends beyond the legal realm. Her leadership as the Executive Director of the National Folklore Board marked a period of international recognition for Ghana’s cultural heritage. Notably, she served as an official spokesperson and member of the legal team for His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo during the Presidential Election 2020.

Global Representation and Publications

With representations at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), UNESCO, the Commonwealth, and the Open Society Initiative, Nana Adjoa has proven her commitment to advocating for Ghana’s interests on the global stage. Her publication in the International Bar Association Newsletter further demonstrates her dedication to knowledge-sharing within legal circles.

Inspiring Change and Beyond

As a founding director of the Social Bridge, an NGO focusing on social intervention projects, Nana Adjoa’s commitment to driving positive change reaches beyond her professional roles. Her story, shared on Asaase radio, serves as an inspiration for those aspiring to make a meaningful impact in their respective fields.

Nana Adjoa’s journey proves the power of intentional leadership, commitment to positive change, and the ability to transcend boundaries in the pursuit of excellence. Her multifaceted contributions continue to shape Ghana’s legal, technological, and social landscapes.

Watch the interview below