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, Sankɔfa 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.