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Audrey Gadzekpo
Sex or genderfemale Edit
Country of citizenshipGhana Edit
Name in native languageAudrey Sitsofe Gadzekpo Edit
Given nameAudrey Edit
Family nameGadzekpo Edit
Languages spoken, written or signedEwe, English Edit
Occupationacademic, lecturer, professor Edit
EmployerUniversity of Ghana Edit
Educated atUniversity of Ghana, University of Birmingham, Brigham Young University Edit
Work period (start)1993 Edit
Member ofNational Media Commission, film industry Edit

Professor Audrey Sitsofe Gadzekpo be Ghanaian media practitioner den female dean give de School of Information den Communications Studies for University of Ghana.[1][2][3][4][5][6] Na she be de former Communications Consultant den Lecturer wey represent women's groups.[7] She san be member of de Webster Ghana's advisory board.[8]

Ein education

She be Associate professor of Journalism den Media Studies.[9][10] She attend de University of Birmingham wey dey Britain wer she graduate plus PhD for Education insyd for de Center for West African Studies.[11] She get Ein M.A for Communications insyd from Brigham Young University, Utah wey dey USA den ein Bachelor of Arts for English insyd from de University of Ghana.[12][13][14]

Ein career

She start ein career for 1993 insyd.[15] For January 2017 insyd, President Nana Akufo-Addo name am as committee member for de planning of 60th Independent anniversary of Ghana.[16]

For June 2017 insyd, na she dey among de members of de National Media Commission wey dem induct say make dem help for de passage of Broadcasting den de Right for Information bills cam law insyd.[17]

For June 2017 insyd, she talk for de Maiden Edition of Women wey dey PR Ghana Seminar plus Dr. Ayokoe Anim-Wright, Cynthia E. Ofori-Dwumfuo den Gifty Bingley.[18][19]

Ein research be primarily about gender, media den governance issues.[20][21]

For February 2021 insyd, na she dey among sam eight-member committee wey dem for choose new name give de Film industry for Ghana.[22]

She be de current Dean give de School of Information den Communication Studies for University of Ghana.[23][24][25]

Ein life matter

She get kiddie (daughter) wey dem dey bell am Nubuke wey be fellow of de third class of de Africa Leadership Initiative-West Africa den member of de Aspen Global Leadership Network.[26]

Ein awards den honors

Na she be visiting scholar for Northwestern University wey dey Chicago for USA for Program of African Studies from September dey go December 2005.[27]

Na she san be Guest Researcher for Nordic Africa Institute for African Guest Researchers Program insyd for 2012 insyd (Research Cluster ‘Conflict, Security den Democratic Transformation).[28]

For March 2020 insyd, she receive sam award for de 5th Ghana Women of Excellence Awards secof ein leadership role.[29]

Anas Aremeyaw Anas san pay am homage secof ein role for Anas Aremeyaw Anas ein rise through de undercover journalism wey dey Ghana.[30]


  1. https://www.ghanastar.com/news/prof-gadzekpo-gifty-bingley-to-speak-at-women-in-pr-seminar/
  2. https://www.ghanastar.com/stories/can-ghana-media-do-better-article/
  3. https://www.ghanastar.com/stories/if-i-were-not-a-woman/
  4. https://www.ghanastar.com/stories/peduase-valley-resort-hosts-kente-exhibition/
  5. https://www.ghanabusinessnews.com/2020/06/20/it-is-unethical-to-engage-in-advertorial-reporting-prof-gadzekpo/
  6. https://www.pandora-id.net/
  7. https://www.ghanastar.com/news/four-new-members-of-nmc-inducted/
  8. https://web.archive.org/web/20210824152641/http://www.legacy.webster.edu.gh/news/2018/webster_ghana_celebrates_black_history_month_with_partners.html
  9. https://www.graphic.com.gh/business/business-news/govt-urged-to-train-people-for-the-job-market.html
  10. https://web.archive.org/web/20230203103012/https://www.adomonline.com/committee-probing-sex-for-grades-to-start-work-next-week-audrey-gadzekpo/
  11. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7461-2980
  12. https://www.ug.edu.gh/commstudies/staff/prof-audrey-gadzekpo
  13. https://theconversation.com/profiles/audrey-gadzekpo-771238
  14. https://kujenga-amani.ssrc.org/2017/06/24/life-as-an-apn-alumnus-an-interview-with-professor-audrey-gadzekpo/
  15. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7461-2980
  16. https://www.ghanastar.com/stories/akufo-addo-names-honours-committee/
  17. https://www.ghanastar.com/news/four-new-members-of-nmc-inducted/
  18. https://www.ghanastar.com/news/prof-audrey-gadzekpo-gifty-bingley-and-dr-anim-wright-to-speak-at-the-maiden-edition-of-women-in-pr-ghana-seminar/
  19. https://yfmghana.com/prof-audrey-gadzekpo-gifty-bingley-and-dr-anim-wright-to-speak-at-the-maiden-edition-of-women-in-pr-ghana-seminar/
  20. https://www.afox.ox.ac.uk/person/prof-audrey-gadzekpo
  21. https://cddgh.org/professor-audrey-gadzekpo-vice-chair/
  22. https://betterghanadigest.com/2021/02/23/ghana-movie-industryprof-audrey-gadzekpo-7-others-to-choose-one-new-brand-name-to-replace-ghallywood-and-kumawood/
  23. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7461-2980
  24. https://citibusinessnews.com/2016/10/prof-audrey-gadzekpo-commends-the-beige-foundation/
  25. https://web.archive.org/web/20210824152644/https://ajn.leeds.ac.uk/profiles/audrey-gadzekpo/
  26. https://agln.aspeninstitute.org/profile/2317
  27. https://agln.aspeninstitute.org/profile/2317
  28. https://www.afox.ox.ac.uk/person/prof-audrey-gadzekpo
  29. https://www.myjoyonline.com/prof-gadzekpo-awadzi-and-22-other-eminent-female-nation-builders-awarded-for-their-leadership/
  30. https://starrfm.com.gh/2019/07/anas-pays-homage-to-baako-audrey-gadzekpo-kofi-coomson-pratt-et-al/