Mawuli DakeMawuli Dake



Occupational Information

Job Title: CEO of The Africa Group Consult


Mawuli is the CEO of The Africa Group Consult- a premium consultancy firm specialized in providing strategic expertise and services to international organizations, governments, and private partners to scale-up their social impact in Africa. Mawuli is the Co-Founder of the Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa. Prior to that, Mawuli served as a staff of President Barack Obama’s historic 2008 presidential campaign.

With a background in international law [UN University], human rights [Columbia University], and Leadership Strategy [Stanford Graduate School of Business], Mawuli has initiated and led a wide range of transformational social justice initiatives in Africa and internationally. Mawuli has over 12 years of professional experience serving in various capacities – including with United Nations, WANEP, Public, WIS, Public Citizen, and NETRIGHT-Ghana among others. Mawuli previously served as the first National Coordinator of the Ghana National Coalition on Domestic Violence Legislation in Ghana and as a Legal Advocate for women and children survivors of violence and sexual assault in Ghana. For two years, he was the co-host of the Big Issue on Choice FM- a weekly radio program on gender justice and human rights Mawuli. Mawuli was a member of the team of international human rights lobbyists that spearheaded negotiations leading to the establishment of the UN Human Rights Council in 2006. He served as a Lead Consultant for the ECOWAS Visison2020 project- a four-member experts-team constituted by ECOWAS President who successfully developed its current vision.

Mawuli is Ambassador for UNAIDS Protect the Goal Campaign and serves on the Board of over a dozen organizations. He mentors emerging leaders and activists across Africa. Mawuli has a life-long commitment to pan-African leadership excellence and social justice on the great continent of Africa.


Stanford Graduate School of Business: Executive Certificate- Leadership Strategy
Columbia University- MA Human Rights
United Nations University- MA International Law
University of Ghana- LLB- Bachelor of Laws


2015 Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Fellowship

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