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Gameli Adzaho

Gameli Adzaho is a public health professional and science educator from Ghana. He works on social innovation and civic projects, utilising technologies such as the internet, to enable young people realise better health and educational outcomes. His efforts culminated in setting up Global Lab Ghana, a Facebook community that connects students with professionals, researchers, teachers, and general science enthusiasts. Gameli holds a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Ghana, and an MSc in Environment and Human Health from the University of Exeter, where he was a Tullow Group Scholar. He is also an alumnus of Diplo Foundation’s Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme (IGCBP), completing the basic “Introduction to Internet Governance” and advanced “ICT Policy and Strategic Planning” courses on scholarship. Gameli has harnessed his training and experiences to lead projects such as Ghana Decides 2012, Woekpor, SHAPE, and Junior Camp Internship Programme. He plays advisory roles on a few others in Ghana and internationally. He is the Next Einstein Forum Ambassador for Ghana and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. These platforms enable him to champion the importance of STEM in development, including speaking at the National Science and Mathematics Quiz programme. Gameli is fascinated by the role of the internet and emerging technologies in facilitating citizen science as a tool to tackle environmental health challenges. He blogs at The Gamelian World and is active on Twitter via @gamelmag.

Last updated

September 1, 2017