Maureen Kyere, a young Ghanaian woman has graduated from the University of Ghana with First class honours in Bachelor of Laws (LLB). A passionate advocate for women and children, Maureen is also a public speaker and has won international competitions to this effect.
After gaining admission to study for a bachelor’s degree in law at the University of Ghana in 2017, Maureen went ahead to represent the university in international competitions, winning top prizes in the process.
In 2020, she teamed up with a fellow student to come in second place in the 2020 African Moot Court Competition, a competition which brought together 31 other Law Faculties in Africa to simulated version of the African Court of Human and People’s Rights.
Earlier in the same year, Maureen and this same colleague represented the University of Ghana and won first and third at the World Public Speaking Championships in Thailand.
She is currently the director of Eden Global, an NGO focused of providing a safe space for sexual assault survivors and combatting rape culture. She is also a debate curriculum specialist with Elite Journey.
To gain further knowledge of her chosen field of study, Maureen interned with Akuffo-Addo, Prempeh and Co, one of the highly prestigious law firms in Accra.
To share the news of her graduation, she shared some photos on LinkedIn with the following caption:
“After four insightful years, I have finally graduated from the University of Ghana with a First Class Honours in Bachelor of Laws (LLB). I am most grateful to God for this moment and for blessing me with the best lecturers and course mates a person could have. This is another step towards becoming a world-class lawyer! #firstclasshonours #llb #law #excellence #opentoopportunities #grateful #university #highereducation #women #lawyer #success #education”
Her post has since been met with congratulations and well-wishes.