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Chief Learning & Organizational Development Officer
Years of Experience
6 to 9
Hourly Rate
Fractional (hourly)
Missions of Interest
Affected by Layoffs
Affected by Layoffs
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Chief Learning & Organizational Development Officer
Akua Nyame-Mensah is a certified executive and leadership coach (ACC ICF), recognized facilitator, and speaker. As a former startup executive, she launched an online platform (Lamudi Ghana) for the first African-based technology unicorn Jumia Group. Akua Nyame-Mensah has partnered with HR departments, boards and executives to create and implement leadership experiences and immersions both virtually and in-person around the world. Akua has had the opportunity to live and work in the U.S., Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, and South Africa and has consulted in and visited over 30 countries worldwide. In her work, she loves combining 'traditional' coaching approaches with leadership psychology, neuroscience, emotional intelligence research, and spiritual modalities. Outside of her coaching and corporate speaking engagements, she is a regular mentor, coach, and judge for various entrepreneurship-focused organizations, including Google for Startups, Arlan's Academy, Founders Institute, Seedstars, African Business Heroes, FemGems, The Women's Impact Alliance (formerly The Coaching Fellowship), and the Google #IamRemarkable initiative. Akua has a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a leadership-focused MBA from the Africa Leadership University School of Business.
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