EMMANUEL YIADOM KONADU General Assembly Director

In this age of passion for money getting, when young people are held up in competitions so sharp that many resorts to methods extremely unscrupulous, Emmanuel is a standout. He admits that, for a young person starting in life, and for an aspirant of success in any area of life, integrity, diligence, temperance, purity, and thrift constitute a better capital than any amount of mere money.

With a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, followed by a Postgraduate Diploma in Administration and Leadership, and a Graduate Certificate in Organisational Management, Emmanuel comes across with demonstrated skill sets of management best practices for commercial and operational leadership of key strategic initiatives.

Though has two (2) books published to his credit, he is a Freelance Writer.

As a Career Diplomat Aspirant, Emmanuel is passionate about global issues and is progressively shaping himself to the global taste. He has experienced Model United Nations Conferences as Vice President of the United Nations General Assembly, Chairperson of the Economics and Financial Committee (ECOFIN), Chairperson of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Administrator of the UN Security Council, inter alia. In his latest MUN engagement, he served as the Secretary General of the International Youth Diplomacy Conference, Model United Nations – IYDC’18.

ABDUL KPAKADep. General Assembly Director

Abdul holds a Diploma and Bachelor of Social Sciences Degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Sierra Leone.  His steadfastness and passion for leadership and growth earned him the position of President in his Department at the University for the 2016/17 academic year. His desire for strong leadership was manifested during his reign as president when among other good deeds he pioneered the establishment of a student youth-based organization (Campus Peace Club) in Sierra Leone. In 2017, Abdul was contacted by the International Peace Research Association (IPRA) to serve as the lead youth volunteer for the 2016 IPRA biennial conference. Abdul’s work has earned him so many recognition and accolades, he was awarded the All-Time Student President in his Department at the University where he served as president for 2016/17 academic year. Ambassador for Goal 16 (Peace Justice and Strong Institutions), awarded by Sierra Young Diplomats and World Merit.  Abdul is currently the National Coordinator for Campus Peace Club Sierra Leone. Abdul is also a waiting Masters candidate for the Governance and Leadership program at the Institute for Public Administration and Management (IPAM), University of Sierra Leone. After attending the 2017 IYDC conference organised by IFED in Ghana, due to his exceptional exhibition of leadership and academia in the UNESCO committee where he was awarded the Most Informed Delegate and helped his Committee win the Best Committee, he was asked to serve as the Deputy Director of the General Assembly for the 2019 IYDC flagship conference. Abdul is a Peace Youth and Human Right Activist, Sports Administrator, Motivational Speaker, Philanthropist, and Pan Africanist.

MICHAEL EMEABAConference Director
SOPHIA OTOODep. Conference Director

Sophia is a final year student at the University of Ghana reading Political Science. Her excellence academic performance led to her being selected by the Political Science Department of the University of Ghana to participate in an Erasmus Exchange Program in the Czech Republic for a semester. Her passion for diplomacy and international relations led her to travel around Europe to countries like the Netherlands, Germany, France, Austria, and Slovakia where she studied the political and cultural systems of these countries.
Sophia’s drive for leadership and development has led her to attend several conferences and symposia including the International Youth Diplomacy Conference 2018 in Ghana and the African Students and Youth Summit 2018 in Rwanda.

Having a passion for volunteerism, she served on the Protocol team for IYDC 2018, Volunteered for the Rotarian Family and Health Day in 2017, Volunteered to teach at Afram Plains in the Eastern Region of Ghana among many others. Currently, Sophia serves as the 1st Deputy Speaker of the University of Ghana Parliament House. Her dream is to establish an organization that gives scholarships to brilliant but needy students as well as grooming young girls to take up leadership positions. Sophia aspires to be a Diplomat in future.


MASHUD KOFI MOHAMMED Country & Partner Liaison

Mohammed Mashud Kofi is 23years of age. He was born in the Northern Regional capital, Tamale.  He holds a bachelor degree in Development Planning from the University for Development Studies, Tamale. Mashud Kofi currently works with FBNBank Ghana Limited as a Relationship Manager. He is a Development Planner, an Entrepreneur, a Cryptocurrency Enthusiast, and Investor. He is passionate about youth development and youth leadership.



JANET FUAHSocials Director

Benjamin Kofi Mantey is the co-founder of Credel Consult, an advertising agency focused on growing organizations and startups by building audience and online reputation. Benjamin has worked with the European Union in Ghana and Environment 360 as a media partner during its Climate week program dubbed Talanoa Dialogue.

Benjamin is a certified digital marketer from Google and holds a degree in Business Administration, Marketing option from the University of Profession Studies, Accra.

JOYCE SACKEYDep. Country and Partner Liason

Joyce is 22  years and a final year student at the University of Ghana reading Political Science.
Joyce’s desire and development has led her to attend several conferences including the International Youth Diplomacy Conference 2018 in Ghana where  she volunteered and served on the protocol team.

Joyce is currently the financial secretary for Proffer Aid UG which focuses on providing health care for the vulnerable. Her dream is to ensure that there is a reduction of children on the street and this motivated her to join the SHREWD FOUNDATION which helps put street children  in school. Joyce aspires to be a Human Right Lawyer who will advocate for the rights of the vulnerable especially children and women.

WINNIE MYERSCommunications and Legal Affairs Director

Winnie holds a first degree in law from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and is currently in her final year at the Ghana School of Law for her qualifying certificate to practice law in Ghana.
Winnie aspires to be a lawyer of international repute and represented her school in an All African Human Rights Moot Court Competition where she performed so well that when she came back, she was instrumental in repositioning and changing the school’s Moot Court team. She is reliable and diligent in her work to reach her goals.


Elikem, a 24 year old Ghanaian born completed Mawuli School in 2013 and Graduated from the Multimedia and Creative Arts Institute in 2017. Elikem is a screenplay writer, commercial/runway Model, Events Presenter, Basketry artist and creates story boards for both video and audio commercials, Elikem loves public speaking, music and keen about promoting girl child education, eradicating child prostitution and also taking edutainment in Ghana and Africa as a whole to its Max. Elikem currently works as the personal and executive assistance to the CEO of Angel Phase Fashion and Grooming