Emmanuel Gyasi is an alumnus of the Emerging Public Leaders Fellowship, which provides Africa’s most promising future leaders a strategic pathway into governance to accelerate the continent’s development. Through the fellowship, he was placed at Ghana’s Ministry of Finance where he facilitated implementation of the country’s COVID-19 socioeconomic recovery program. Previously, he successfully coordinated World Bank and UN-funded projects at the National Schools Inspectorate Authority to address learning and poverty and improve Ghana’s education outcomes.
Emmanuel holds a social work degree from the University of Ghana where he graduated as Overall Best Bachelor of Arts student. He was also nominated as an Erasmus+ scholar at Univerzita Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. He is passionate about community service with five years of experience leading child and youth development programs in underserved communities, reaching more than 500 beneficiaries.
Emmanuel’s experiences have honed his interests and skills in international development, social policy, public leadership, and advancing human dignity. He is the recipient of a McKenna Center Fellowship.