Josephine Marie Godwyll is a trained geospatial engineer and PhD researcher with experience and focus on spatial and data analytics. Her ability and dexterity in using digital platforms, in her engineering practice, fuels her passion as the founder of Young at Heart Ghana. She currently plays the role of a director and international liaison, drawing in support and coordinating the team’s efforts on the Lab and Library on Wheels, maker-space and e-learning app projects.
She has been recognized by various organizations notable among them being chosen by Tigo Ghana as a Digital Changemaker, “The Future Africa Awards Project” nominating her as one of the top 50 African young leaders championing change in Africa, Ghana Institution of Engineers awarding her with the Engineering Excellence Award in 2014 ,the Computer Society in KNUST recognizing her as the Icon of Computer Society in 2013. She is a member of BRIDGIT, a global network of women tech leaders, a Mandela Washington Fellow and Associate Fellow of the Royal Commonwealth Association .
Martin is a graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology based in Kumasi, Ghana. He is a business analyst and a Changeleader who is passionate about mentoring and leadership. Martin co-founded Young at Heart Ghana, a nonprofit – which seeks to empower the next generation of digital innovators – where he coordinates all volunteer bases, creates sustainable financial modules for projects and ensures that programming is in coherence with the organization’s mission, vision, and goals.
Martin describes his personality as “multipotentialite”, someone with many interests and creative pursuits in life. No wonder his inner animal is an eagle.
Amanda is a computer scientist, with a specialization area of information communication systems, entrepreneurship and IT security at the University of Passau, Germany. She is a proud founding member, having been a part of the team since its student club days in 2013. She is the co-lead for the ‘Skills For Her’ program; an initiative exclusively focused on giving girls and young women in rural and low income communities, access to technology platforms as a means of literacy and skill transfer.
“Given a fair chance , we are all capable of incredible things”
Pascalina is a co-lead for our ‘Skills For Her’ project. She has a background in Geography and Rural Development, and is passionate about creating equal opportunities for young girls and women to reach their maximum potential. Her passion for volunteer work has seen her coordinate projects focused on food and clothing drives for marginalized groups in the past. She also has research experience working with research institutions such as Navrongo Health Research Centre and Dodowa Health, working as a field supervisor and researcher. She holds a certificate in leadership and governance and has partaken in numerous SDG discussion workshops.
Winifred Nyaaba is a young real estate professional and passionate volunteer with Young at heart Ghana.
She’s currently the Facilities Manager at Clifton Homes Ghana,managing over 500 residential units and recreational centers.
She’s worked with a couple of real estate companies such as Devtraco,Mirage etc and provides consultancy services as well.She is a member of the international Facilities Management Association (IFMA)
She’s been a volunteer since 2014 and has the young at heart.
Winifred belives in the empowerment of the younger generation through the digital revolution as championed by Young at Heart Gh.
She loves to cook ,bake and the adventurous one.
Miss Bubune Sedanu-Kwawu heads the PR Department of Young at Heart Ghana.
She is a lover of the Arts and a Volunteer at heart. She aspires to propel a desire for greater and bigger dreams in others, especially the Girl-child. Everyday, she seeks to produce the best results no matter how small.
She is fluent in three local and two foreign languages.
Bubu currently works as an Administrative Assistant at the Centre for Migration Studies.
“I believe in the power of an inner joy all the time,since thankfully, the struggles we have been through are not permanent tattoos on our bodies. Plus, yes please, Chocolate is a gift from God.”
Victor Ayertey is the Programme Manager of Young at Heart Ghana.
He holds an HND in Marketing …
Awuni-Salifu Baba Junior is the National Technical Coordinator for Young at Heart Ghana. He is a Microosft Certified Professional and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Real Estate KNUST and he is currently working at Redington Ghana Ltd in-charge of Microsoft Cloud. He is also certified in CompTIA A+ and CompTIA N+