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Samuel Mensah

Samuel Mensah

Samuel Mensah is a program coordinator, based in New York City. Samuel was born and raised in Ghana, on the west coast of Africa. He has a background in Arts, Media, and Entertainment, and academic interests that span governance and climate change in Sub-Saharan Africa. Samuel pursued a Master of Arts degree in International Studies and Diplomacy at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Studies from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Ghana. He was part of the pioneering class of the Young Africans Leaders Initiative (YALI- RLC Cohort 1) in Nigeria, sponsored by the Obama Administration in 2016. He’s spent time as a Project Manager & Production Manager, successfully leading the production of TV and Video projects at a creative agency. He’s a huge soccer fan and enjoys both playing and watching. In his free time, you can catch him at the movies or on the couch watching comedy specials.