The African Women Advocacy Project was founded with the goal of serving as a voice and advocate for women's leadership in Africa.

Who We Are

Board of Directors:

African Women Advocacy Project leadership consists of a Board of Directors from diverse backgrounds, all whom are committed to advocating for women’s leadership in Africa. Board members have worked in a number of African countries on issues important to women and girls. Our board is currently being reorganized.


Baiden Regina Akosua Dede is pursuing her a Master’s of Arts in Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University’s Fletcher School. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Uninversity of Ghana and a Master’s Degree in Rhetoric and Technical Communication from Michigan Technical University (MTU), where she taught students and performed research. She has worked in the Client Service Division for the Ghana Revenue Authority. This summer, she was an intern for United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.