Sampson Kofi Adotey

Global Shaper, Accra Hub, Next Einstein Forum

Sampson is a grassroots education advocate, thought leader, unapologetic generalist, and process facilitator. His life’s mission is to facilitate cross-functional collaboration for digital and social transformation by building solid and resilient systems that are inclusive and driven by innovation. He has been privileged to work across multiple sectors where he made contributions to programs & projects, including; media & communications, educational technology & management, social impact & development, science policy. Sampson aspires to dedicate his life to nurturing compassionate, ethical, and creative leaders passionate about community-led development and interested in engaging new communities and cultures for sustainable development.

Sampson is the Manager, Alumni Engagement and Community of Scientist Reporting – Global Network at the African Institute of Mathematical Science. He is also a Bertha Scholar at the Cape Town-based Bertha Centre for Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship, University of Cape Town - Graduate School of Business. Before this, Sampson worked in Communications and Policy at the Next Einstein Forum. He is an alumnus of the Duke of Edinburgh International Award for Young People and Ghana’s Head of State Award Scheme, where he received both the Bronze and Silver Award.

Sampson is a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. He was selected to attend the World Economic Forum 2019 Annual Meeting in Dalian, China, and Africa 2019. After serving as the Global Shapers Accra Hub’s first Impact Officer, he has recently been appointed as Associate Lead, Education and Employability of the community.

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