ADVISORY

directorate@gygproject.org

FOUNDER & PRESIDENT

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Nii Addo: He graduated from Accra Academy and served a mission in many parts of the world as a social worker. He has reached out to many young people in difficult situations whiles serving a foreign mission. He started his Law Diploma at the University of London and continued to pursue a Law Degree (LLB) at the Kings University and a member of the World Youth Alliance. He also studied at the University of Professional Studies (UPSA) under the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He is a Teacher and has taught many students who always enjoy his friendship and support. As the Founder and President of the GYG Project he seeks to give support to more children and youth within his reach and to help in transforming their lives to become valued citizens in their communities and country.

LEGAL ADVISOR

Sarah Anku

Sarah Anku: (LLM. Legon, MIP. Zimbabwe, LLB, MSc. Lond. BSc. UST, Kumasi) is a Lawyer by Profession. She holds an LLM Degree in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) from the University of Ghana, Legon and has a Masters degree in Intellectual Property from Africa University, Zimbabwe and another Masters degree in Food Chain Management from Imperial College, University of London. She received her LL.B Degree from the Faculty of Law, University of Ghana and a Qualifying Certificate in Law from the Ghana School of Law. Mrs Sarah Anku also holds BSc Degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Science and Technology, Kumasi. She is the first President of Intellectual Property Network Ghana which is an Intellectual Property Non Governmental Organization. She was the First Vice Chairperson of two sessions of the Standing Committee of the Law of Patents of the World Intellectual Property Organization.

EDUCATION ADVISOR

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Derick Omari: 2018 Queen’s Young Leader Award Winner , Derick is working to raise levels of IT literacy within his community. He is the founder of Tech Era, a programme which introduces underprivileged children in Ghana to technology. To date, he has trained 80 students to use computers and solve problems with robotics. Derick hopes to reach more than 4,000 students in rural Ghana in the next three years and to establish 12 robotics clubs in high schools. His team is also working with visually-impaired students at one school, where the aim is for half of the learners to be able to use a computer and mobile phone within a year. In addition, Derick is the founder of the Berekuso Music Project, which equips students with music and art skills that they might use as a future source of income.