Mrs. Mary Awelana Addah

Programmes Manager

Mrs. Addah joined GII in November 2009 as a Senior Programmes and Research Officer. Since May 2014 Mrs Addah has been leading GII’s Programmes team as the Programmes Manager. Prior to joining GII, Mrs. Addah worked in various state and non-state organisations including with the Ghana Trade and Livelihoods Coalition (GTLC), the Centre for Community and Social Development (CENCOSAD) and the Ghana Education Service.

Mrs. Addah Holds an MA Development Studies and a BA Sociology with a focus on Social Work both from the University of Ghana. She also has special expertise in Participatory Videoing (PV) and a certificate in Multi-Stakeholder Processes and Social Learning awarded by Centre for Development Innovation (CDI), Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

In her current capacity, Mrs. Addah is responsible for all aspects of project management including programmes concept development and design, technical proposal writing, project implementation and monitoring & evaluation. She sits on multiple rerepsentative bodies and is a key member of the steering committee of Ghana’s Citizens’ Movement agaisnt Corruption (CMaC). 

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