Mandela Washington Fellowship
Maame Tabuah Ankoh has over nine years of experience in infrastructure development. She is presently the team leader for dams monitoring and the safety unit of the Bui Hydropower Station and has been involved in the development of the Bui Hydro Project and other energy projects in the country. She is the founder of the Sum Nyame nonprofit, which uses science and technology as a tool for sustainable development in rural communities. Maame is passionate about sustainable energy and getting more girls into the STEM field. She holds a BSc in Civil Engineering and master's degree in Renewable Energy Technologies. After the Fellowship she intends to continue with the work she is doing by introducing new and beneficial programs for her immediate communities. She also intends to build up experience and network as an energy sector specialist in Africa as she plans on running her own sustainable energy firm.