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Clean Cooking Forum 2022

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Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey

Chairperson, Ghana Alliance for Clean Cooking

Adwoa is a goal oriented, focused, results driven professional with over 17 years of experience in development work, Non-profit and Board Management. Throughout her working life, she has provided guidance and technical assistance to local organizations and individuals as well as donor funded programs in a wide range of areas such as Clean Cooking, Energy efficiency, Girls Education, Safeguarding, Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS, Ebola and Cholera, Social and financial literacy, curriculum design and development, Community systems strengthening, Social Behaviour Change Communication, Program Development, research, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation etc.

For the past 17 years, she has worked extensively with both International and Local Non-profit Organizations, led programs designed to build the capacity of government agencies, communities and community systems, NGOs and program staff. As a Program and Business Development Specialist, she partners strategically with local leaders to enhance development with emphasis on health and education for women and children. She currently works for World Education as a Senior Program Officer in charge of Operations in the Ghana Country Office.

In the last 5 years, Adwoa has served on the Board of the Ghana Alliance for clean cooking, 2 years as a Vice Chair and as the Chairperson from 2019 to date, where she drives strategic support for the clean cooking sector in Ghana.

She is a member of the Global Women’s Network for Energy Transition (GWNET) where she volunteers as a mentor on the Global Women in Energy Mentoring Program which offers an energy-sector specific, global mentoring programme for women in junior/middle management positions. She sits on the board of other non-profits in Ghana. She graduated with a BSc in Physical Sciences from the University of Cape Coast

Adwoa is self-motivated with high energy, initiative and drive. She comes across as warm, sensitive and understanding and endeavours to make each moment significant and enjoyable. She brings a warm and friendly atmosphere into any environment she finds herself. She has a passion for mentoring /coaching and training youth, students and teachers.

Day 0 October 10
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
Day 1 October 11
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
9:30 am-11:30 am
Adlon Ballroom

Opening Plenary

Speakers
Dymphna van der Lans CEO, Clean Cooking Alliance
H.E. Hajia Samira Bawumia Second Lady of Ghana
Honorable Matthew Opoku Prempeh Minister of Energy, Ghana
Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey Chairperson, Ghana Alliance for Clean Cooking
H.E. Ingrid Mollestad Ambassador to Ghana, Government of Norway
Honorable Virginia E. Palmer U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana
Carla Montesi Director, European Commission's Directorate-General for International Partnerships
Katja Lasseur Deputy Ambassador, Government of Netherlands
Gabriela Elizondo Azuela Practice Manager, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, World Bank
Vincent Wierda IDE Energy Lead, UNCDF
Ashvin Dayal Senior Vice President, Power & Climate and The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet, The Rockefeller Foundation
Fatih Birol Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Damilola Ogunbiyi CEO, Sustainable Energy for All
Kandeh Yumkella Founder & CEO, The Energy Nexus Network
Leela Hazzah Co-Founder & Executive Director, Lion Guardians
Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi Presidential Advisor on HIV/AIDS, Executive Office of the President, Ghana
Shirley McAlpine Founder, Shirley McAlpine & Associates
Day 2 October 12
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
Day 3 October 13
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
Day 4 October 14
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
9:30 am-11:30 am
Adlon Ballroom

Opening Plenary

Speakers
Dymphna van der Lans CEO, Clean Cooking Alliance
H.E. Hajia Samira Bawumia Second Lady of Ghana
Honorable Matthew Opoku Prempeh Minister of Energy, Ghana
Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey Chairperson, Ghana Alliance for Clean Cooking
H.E. Ingrid Mollestad Ambassador to Ghana, Government of Norway
Honorable Virginia E. Palmer U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana
Carla Montesi Director, European Commission's Directorate-General for International Partnerships
Katja Lasseur Deputy Ambassador, Government of Netherlands
Gabriela Elizondo Azuela Practice Manager, Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, World Bank
Vincent Wierda IDE Energy Lead, UNCDF
Ashvin Dayal Senior Vice President, Power & Climate and The Global Energy Alliance for People and Planet, The Rockefeller Foundation
Fatih Birol Executive Director, International Energy Agency
Damilola Ogunbiyi CEO, Sustainable Energy for All
Kandeh Yumkella Founder & CEO, The Energy Nexus Network
Leela Hazzah Co-Founder & Executive Director, Lion Guardians
Dr. Mokowa Blay Adu-Gyamfi Presidential Advisor on HIV/AIDS, Executive Office of the President, Ghana
Shirley McAlpine Founder, Shirley McAlpine & Associates
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey
Sessions by Adwoa Etsiwaa Sey