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Joseph Opoku
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Joseph has a wide range of experience advancing youth development in Ghana. He worked with the West Africa Civil Society Institute, Opportunity International, Children and Youth in Broadcasting and Springboard Roadshow Foundation, and many others. Joseph is passionate about education and youth development, particularly working to fill gaps within education. He founded the Youth Impact Workshop to help build the capacity of young people in Ghana to design, prototype and implement social enterprises at school and in their communities. Joseph is an alumnus of African Leadership Academy and currently a MasterCard Foundation Scholar at Westminster College, where he majors in Transnational Studies and Global Social Entrepreneurship. Joseph’s new venture, The Nima Innovation Lab for Girls, will create a platform that supports and nurtures young women to start socially viable businesses in urban poor communities across Ghana.