Ms. Nancy Ansah started her primary education in her hometown, Larteh, a mountainous town in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She sat for her O'levels at Benkum Secondary School, her sixth form at Aburi Girls School. In 2001, she graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon with BA in English and Russian Languages and in 2004 obtained MPhil in International Affairs from the Legon Centre for International Affairs, where her research focused on African Feminism and the Sex Trade. In September 2010, Nancy graduated from the Regent University College of Science and Technology, Ghana, and the Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands with an MBA in Management and Information Systems (MIS). She is currently pursuing her PhD in Sociological Studies at the University of Sheffield, UK.
Nancy is the President of the Society for Women and AIDS in Africa (SWAA) Ghana and also Public Affairs Manager for Regent University College of Science and Technology. She founded Mending Lives Foundation, an NGO working with deprived women and children.
She is a seasoned advocate and a conference speaker on women/gender issues, HIV & AIDS, communication and facilitation skills. Nancy has also served as a resource person for many training programmes in the areas of gender, HIV with participants being men, women and young people.
President, Society for Women and AIDS in Africa (SWAA) Ghana
Elected President, SWAA Ghana (www.swaagh.org)