Kwaku Awuah | M.B.A., B.S.
Kwaku is the co-founder of Creative and Media Operating Group (CAMOG), and current President of Pan-African inspired fashion house, 54 Kingdoms. In both capacities, he identifies, evaluates, and pursues the strategic and financial prospects of new market opportunities for each entity. He establishes new strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and alliances, and follows through on all partnership activities.
Kwaku is not new community development and capacity building. In 2007, he began his public health career serving as a Research Assistant on a $2.5 million community-based HIV/STI research study, led by Dr. Trace Kershaw of Yale School of Public Health (YSPH). In 2011, Kwaku was appointed Program Director for the Global Health Concentration at YSPH. During this role, he joined a dedicated team of Global Health strategists in 2012 via Yale Global Health Leadership Institute (GHLI) to assist senior-level delegates working on the passage of Ghana’s Mental Health Bill. Successfully, the bill was passed by the Ghanaian parliament in June 2012.
Kwaku holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Management and Strategic Planning from Albertus Magnus College and is a Bachelor of Science degree recipient in Health Promotion from the University of Connecticut.
- Binford, Meredith; Jin, Sarah; Peluso, Michael; Skonieczny, Michael; Henrich, Janet; Schedel, Kate; Awuah, Kwaku; and Friedland, Gerald, “Teaching advocacy and activism in global health: Success of a student-led and easily implement model”. Presented at Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Annual Meeting (Washington, D.C.) – March 14-16, 2013; Won Best Poster in “Global Health Justice Human Rights, Law, Policy, and Ethics” Category.