Juana Akuamoah Boateng, a level 300 Human Development with Psychology student at Regent University College of Science and Technology has been nominated for the 40 under 40 Awards, under the Community Development category.
Juana Akuamoah Boateng is the Country Director for PMS International Mainstay, a Project Managment company that focuses on general construction works.
She is also the founder of Students for Sensible Drug Policy Ghana, a columnist in the Business and Financial Times newspaper, a National Mentoring Day Ambassador, a 2016 UN Youth Ambassador through SSDP invitation, a former Young Diplomat Delegate, a communication executive, and a philanthropist.
Juana is passionate about mobilizing and empowering young people to participate in the political process while pushing against counterproductive drug war policies particularly those that directly harm students and youth.
She also helps problematic drug users in rehabilitation and helps reintegrate them back into the society through vocational training.
To vote for Juana, dial: *447*4040#
Voting ends on October 5, 2018
The 40 under 40 awards is to identify, honour and celebrate a cross-section of the nation's most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age forty from a wide range of industries, who are committed to business growth, professional excellence and community service and have risen up the ranks of their companies or industries at a relatively young age.
The awards will be announced on October 13, 2018, at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City.