Creative Writing Academy



Leadership

Founder/Executive Director


Hajara Daniel (Mrs)

Before setting up the Creative Writing Academy, Mrs Hajara L. Daniel, a graduate of the University of Yorkshire (UK), worked at Coopers & Lybrand, PricewaterhouseCoopers, EW Fact (publishers for Emile Woolf College) and REIT Asset Managers in London.

She is an author, playwright, publisher and lecturer with over 40 years’ experience in the corporate, education and publishing sectors. Her published works (collection of poems, short stories, novels, radio drama, stage plays and screenplays) include Passage of Love, Cocoa’s Kisses, Kofi: Growing Pains, Reaching for the Stars, The Akans: Birth of Two Kingdoms, Sank
ɔfa Hills, Coconut Court and Kookua, a stage play selected for the Fourth Edition of the Ghana Theatre Festival and the Accra International Children’s Arts Festival (KIDDAFEST).

Mrs Daniel has served on several committees, including the Bidding Committee for UNESCO World Book Capital and the Committee for drafting a constitution for the National Platform for Literacy, Reading and Numeracy. Her goal is to cultivate a culture of reading and writing that will excite, inspire, motivate and ignite creative talent.
Mr. Eric Kemeh

Executive Committee


Mr. Eric Kemeh

Mr Kemeh holds a Bachelor of Arts in Statistics and Computer Science from the University of Ghana and an Msc in Information Technology from the Open University of Malaysia.

He is a Principal ICT assistant and E-learning Administrator at the University of Ghana and has over 10 years’ practical professional experience in Information Technology (IT) and Information System (IS) and a Board Member of the University of Ghana Credit Union.
Mr. Kweku Daniel

Executive Committee


Mr. Kweku Daniel

Mr Daniel studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Greenwich (UK).
He is an avid writer and a youth counsellor.
Epifania Amoo-Adare

Executive Committee


Epifania Amoo-Adare

Dr. Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare is an independent scholar and development professional, with post-disciplinary interests in diverse topics such as creative writing, critical pedagogy, decolonial thinking, epistemology, feminism(s), spirituality, spatial theories, and urbanization.

She has a Ph.D. in Education from UCLA and is also a RIBA part II qualified architect, with 25+ years of experience working within the fields of education, international development and social housing, in countries like Afghanistan, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Qatar, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
DR Joseph P. Eshun, Jr

Director - Business and Financial Skills


DR Joseph P. Eshun, Jr

Dr Joseph P. Eshun, Jr. is a business sociologist and entrepreneur with extensive academic background and professional experience. He has worked as Operations Officer at the European headquarters of Music Television (MTV) in London, England, Director of the Accelerated Degree Program in Business Administration at Muhlenberg College, and as Associate Professor of Business Management at East Stroudsburg University in Pennsylvania. His eclectic research, spanning several disciplinary domains in entrepreneurship, management of organizations, and strategy and strategic management includes and is not limited to human resources management and innovation where he integrates knowledge from these disciplines to inform and guide his understanding of institutions and the emergence of new organizational forms and practices. Dr Eshun holds a B.Sc. (Eng.) degree in Electronic Engineering, M.S degree in Management and Policy Analysis, and an M.Phil. and PhD from Columbia University.
Debbie Akonnor

Administrator


Debbie Akonnor

Ms Debbie Akonnor studied Management at the University of Professional Studies, Accra, Ghana.

Prior to joining the Creative Writing Academy, she worked at the Accra Metropolitain Assembly (AMA) and Newmax Company.
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