DAY 1 -19th October, 2020

11:30am – 12:30pm | Virtual session |

Higher education: Schools out forever? How prepared is Ghana for the resumption of schools after COVID-19?


Ms. Naa Dedei Tettey, STARR FM, Journalist


Dr. Cynthia Gadegbeku, Department of Family and Consumer Science, University of Ghana, Head of Department
Dr. Mrs. Alberta Bonzie-Simpson, University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA), Vice-Dean of the Distance School
Mr. Holy Kportorgbi, GIMPA Takoradi Campus, Campus Manager

01:30pm – 02:30 pm | On-site session |

Higher education: After education, what next? A time with female mentors


Mrs. Kokui Selormey Hanson, Media Personality


Dr. Esi Ansah, Axis Human Capital Limited, Founding partner and CEO
Ms. Josephine Eva Arthur, Access Bank Plc., Zonal Head for Retail Banking
Ms. Joyce Ababio, Joyce Ababio College of Creative Design, CEO

02:30pm – 03:30 pm | On-site session |

Higher education: Welcome to the world of work: School theory vs. Job Market realities

Ms. Stefanie Simon, AHK Ghana, Head of Competence Center – Private Sector Development and Projects


Dr. Angela Owusu-Ansah, Ashesi University, Provost

Mr. Serigne Mbaye, DHL Global Forwarding, CEO West Africa & Country Head Ghana

Mr. Hans Kisseih, Knauf Ghana, Commercial Manager
Ms. Michelle Attoh, Emerge Ghana Limited, Chief Executive Officer

04:00pm – 05:00 pm | On-site session |

Higher education: Learning for the next test or learning for life? How to integrate lessons from companies into school curricula


Ms. Lena Leumer, DAAD, Director


Mr. Noble Bediako, MC Bauchemie Managing Director
Prof. Jonathan Arko Fletcher, University of Ghana Dean, Dean of the School of Education and Leadership
Ms. Adelaide Asantewaa Asante, AIMS Ghana Chief Operation Officer
Mrs. Victoria Kunbour, GIMPA Director HR

Ms. Grace Nsiah Otuteye, Invest for Jobs (GIZ Special Initiative on Training and Job Creation), Senior Advisor Education and Skills Development


DAY 2 -20th October, 2020

11:30am – 12:30pm | On-site session |

Higher education: Career shaping decisions: To be employed or start my own business?


Mr. Sydney Scott Sam, Workspace Global, Founder


Mr. Albert Gyaakwa Gyan, Evonik Africa (Pty) Ltd, Regional Manager West Africa
Mr. Samuel Owusu Sasu, ESSA Ghana, Country Manager
Ms. Akofa Bart-Plange, Health Systems Development Consultant and Biomedical Engineer
Mr. Bright Tetteh Ackwerh, Artist

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