Ms Mary Kugorikem is the Youth and Women Empowerment Officer and Team Lead of NORPRA and USAID-GTI partnership project, the Northern Women in Soya and Groundnut Enterprise (NWSGE).
She had previously worked with Transfresh Company Ltd based in Accra for 3 years as Marketing Officer.
Through implementation of youth and gender -responsive activities of NORPRA coupled with series of capacity strengthening programmes on Women’s Empowerment and Livelihood, Economic Opportunities for Women Enterprises, Women’s Rights and Access to Justice, Women’s Leadership and Accountable Governance, and Gender Roles and Relations she has become a seasoned professional in youth and women development issues.
Ms Mary Kugorikem’s areas of technical expertise, skills, knowledge and experience include Agro-processing and Women Economic Empowerment activities, Community Health and Economic Development issues, Project Management, Mobilization of Youth and Women for sensitization, training and advocacy as well as Marketing and Report Writing Skills
Ms Mary’s educational background includes BSc Public Health Nursing from University of Health and Allied Sciences in Ho and a Certificate in Community Health Nursing from Community Health Nursing Training School in Navrongo