How Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum began his political leadership journey: [Profile]

Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum
Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum

The Member of Parliament for the Bosomtwe Constituency Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum’s leadership experiences thus; profile was unveil while rumours break that, he has been shortlisted by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the Minister of Education in his second term of office (January 2021 to January 2025).

Hon Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum is a Member of Parliament of the Republic of Ghana representing the people of Bosomtwe Constituency in the Ashanti Region.

Dr. Adutwum sponsors 30 SHS graduates to study at University of Mines and Technology


He was the Deputy Minister of Education in charge of General Education in the first term of the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo led NPP Government.

Prior to this, he founded and served as the Chief Executive Officer of New Designs Education Group (NDEG) in Los Angeles, California. Through NDEG, he founded the New Designs Charter Schools, also in Los Angeles California and was the CEO with staff strength of about 200.

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He resigned from New Designs Charter Schools in 2017 for his new role in Ghana as a Member of Parliament for Bosomtwe Constituency.

Hon Dr. Adutwum holds a Ph.D. in Education Policy and Administration from the University of Southern California and a Master’s Degree in Education Management from the University of La Verne also in California, His undergraduate degree is in Land Economy from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana.

In the Parliament of Ghana, Hon Dr. Adutwum serves on the Works & Housing and the Poverty Reduction Strategies Committees.

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As one with a deep passion for education and an unrepentant belief that the best way to transform Ghana and in fact Africa is through education, he is committed to education transformation in his constituency through the creation of a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Academy.

Hon Dr. Adutwum is an international public and motivational speaker who has had audiences in Africa, Europe, the Americas and the rest of the world.

Born on April 9, 1964, in Jachie in the Bosomtwe district, to parents who were farmers, he lived through humble beginnings in Jachie and Antobam in the Western North Region of Ghana and with determination and hard work achieved greatness for himself and for Ghana.



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