Prof Angela Lamensdorf Ofori-Atta is a clinical psychologist and an associate professor at the University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry.
A product of Wesley Girls High School and University of Ghana where she pursued Pyschology and Zoology, she went further in obtaining her masters and doctorate at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver in Canada as a commonwealth scholar.
Having served on various non governmental and civil society organisations in the area of good governance and democracy. She also set up and ran volunteer organisations in the area of HIV/AIDS education of about 10,000 pupils from the psychological perspective and empowerment and also the renovation of the childrens ward of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital.
She was also an active advocate of the passage of Ghana's Mental Health Law in 2012.
A fellow of the African Leadership Initiative (West Africa) and the Aspen Global Leadership Institute, Prof Angela Ofori-Atta is the daughter of Squadron Leader Millicent Melody Danquah, Ghana's first female pilot.
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