Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) is a two-year fellowship that equips high-achieving university graduates of Ghanaian nationality with transferable leadership skills to effect change into the public sector and beyond.

EPL Ghana provides an opportunity for top-performing graduates and young professionals to join the public service in a prestigious role that includes monthly professional trainings, robust supervision and mentoring, opportunity to travel, and ongoing career support and development.

In a partnership with the National Service Scheme (NSS), completion of the first-year of the EPL Ghana Fellowship also fulfills the mandatory NSS requirements.

Read more about the program here

Welcome EPL Ghana's First Class of Fellows


We're thrilled to have twenty bright young people join our first class of fellows in Ghana! Read below to find out where they graduated from and where their placement is within the Ghanian government.

  1. Esther Dorgbefu, Central University, Ministry of Business Development
  2. Irene Osei-Owusu, University of Ghana, Ministry of Finance
  3. Francis Avadzi, KNUST, Ministry of Finance
  4. Singir Johnson Masagotin, University for Development Studies, Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
  5. Abigail Amoah, University of Ghana, Ministry of Health
  6. Mohammed Suhuyini Zakaria, University for Development Studies, Ministry of Roads & Highways
  7. Prosper Abuanor, University of Cape Coast, Ministry of Finance
  8. Esther Emmanuella Spio, University of Ghana, Ministry of Finance
  9. Mohammed Gazali Salifu, University for Development Studies, Ministry of Health
  10. Harry Governor, University of Ghana, Office of the Head of Civil Service
  11. Emmanuel Gyan, University of Ghana, Ministry of Railways Development
  12. Sandra Wiafe Mensah, KNUST, Ministry of Gender
  13. Eugene Saa Appiah Oppong, KNUST, Ministry of Roads & Highways
  14. Iddrisu Sharu Deen, University for Development Studies, Ministry of Finance
  15. Dedo Doku, Wellesley College, Ministry of Finance
  16. Emmanuel Sackey, University of Ghana, Ministry of Finance
  17. Salman Mohammed, University of Cape Coast, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  18. Kingsford Attiah, University for Development Studies, Ministry of Finance
  19. Ayere Vasco Avoka, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Office of the Head of Civil Service
  20. Aaron Atimpe, KNUST, Ministry of Finance

Hear From Our Scholars

Two weeks of rigorous training of the EPL programme can be likened to an entire lifetime curricula diligently taught. I cannot say I have ever been this equipped and poised to be an agent of positive change, and I am envisioning bright prospects for my country.
— Aaron Atimpe
The transformation I have received so far with EPL is unimaginable and invaluable. Wow! I couldn’t imagine missing out on such a wonderful experience.
— Mohammed Gazali

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