iWatch Africa’s Justice Kumordzi selected for Star Ghana Leadership Development Programme

The Project Coordinator of iWatch Africa, Justice Kumordzi, has been selected for Star Ghana’s maiden Leadership Development Programme for civil society organizations operating in the country.

STAR-Ghana Foundation is implementing a non-grant strategy to enhance civil society sustainability with regard to their mandate, organizational competencies and financial resources.

The leadership development program will focus on reforms and shifts in the way civil society organizations does business. Some of the expected reforms include formulating and implementing institutional and financial sustainability strategies, leadership succession planning and capacity building to make civil society organizations robust in the long term.

By participating in the leadership development programme, Justice will gain the necessary competence and practice skills to navigate the relationships between the various aspects of sustainability in organization development:

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STAR-Ghana’s leadership development programme also seeks to support the emergence of a critical mass of civil society leaders who are able to drive CSOs responses to the challenges of sustainability.

The program combines face-to-face training and coaching with practice learning which will span over a period of 12 months ending in December 2019.

iWatch Africa wishes Mr. Kumordzi all the best in this new endeavor.

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Gideon Sarpong

Gideon Sarpong is a media practitioner with over six years experience in data, investigative and policy journalism. Gideon is currently the Policy and News Director at iWatch Africa. His major role includes developing news strategy for correspondents across Ghana, as well as designing project and policy focus for the organisation. He is an author with over eight publications; a fellow of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation (Wealth of Nations Program), Commonwealth Youth Program (DYLP) and Bloomberg Data for Health Program. Gideon holds a degree in economics from the University of Cape Coast and PgD in Policy Journalism and Media Studies from the University of Zambia. He is a firm believer in the use of data journalism and technology for development and is committed to promoting transparency and accountability in Africa.

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