Afua is a Co-Founder of She Leads Africa, a community that helps
young African women achieve their professional dreams. With
engaging online content and pan-African events, our vision is to
become the #1 destination for smart and ambitious young
Afua started her career at EMILY's List, traveling across the United States providing strategy and communications expertise to political campaigns. Her other professional experiences include creating community engagement programs as a Fulbright Scholar in Malaysia, assisting the White House research and writing teams in the Office of the First Lady, and examining housing tax credit programs as a Baltimore Mayoral Fellow in the Office of CitiStat.
She has presented at the Harvard African Business Conference on "Empowering Women in Business" and contributed business and entrepreneurship articles to Ventures Africa and Bella Naija. Afua is also the former Miss Ghana USA advocating her platform of "Empowering and Connecting the Next Generation of African Female Business Leaders".
Afua graduated from the University of Chicago with a Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Policy, studied international management at the London School of Economics, and graduated cum laude from Allegheny College.