Lucy Owusu-Darko is the Executive Director of the Youth Support Foundation. She is an experienced consultant with a demonstrated history of working in international development. Skilled in non-profit organisations, project development, management, and coaching, Mrs. Owusu-Darko is also an astute and experienced trainer. She is a strong consulting professional completing an Executive Management course with University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School.
Mrs. Owusu-Darko received her first degree at the University of Cape Coast and followed up later with her Master’s degree in Population Studies at University of Ghana, Legon. She has pursued a post-graduate certificate in Project Management and Gender Education from the University of Sussex, England, and an Advanced Management course also at The Wharton School’s Arresty Institute of Executive Education. Mrs. Owusu-Darko is a Gender, Sexual and Reproductive Health/HIV Advocacy Specialist and has more than 30 years experience in policy dialogue and development on gender and reproductive health issues. With her wealth of experience in advocacy, Mrs. Owusu-Darko has engaged extensively as a consultant providing technical support, capacity building, advocacy and leadership trainings to different categories of people, including communities and women’s groups and organisations. The organisations she has worked with include, UNFPA New York, UNFPA Ghana, Plan USA, CEDPA USA, Futures Group, Ghana AIDS Commission, Johns Hopkins University and Opportunities Industrialization Centres International (OICI).