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Daphne Lariba Nabila

Executive Director

She obtained her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) Degree from the University of Ghana and her Master’s Degree (LL.M.) in Law from Harvard Law School. She is a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana, having obtained a Certificate to Practice Law from the Ghana School of Law. In the last five years her role as the Executive Director,and her service for the past 14 years have been tremendous for the Legal Resources Centre (LRC), a human rights and development NGO based in Ghana. She leads the team to accomplish its Strategic Plan; she works to strengthen the two (2) programmes (Human Rights Cities Programme and the Research, Advocacy, Advisory Services Programme). She also works closely with the Board to raise funds for the ordinary operations and the establishment of an endowment and building fund for the LRC. Her research interests are in the intersection of human rights, policy, development issues and legal pluralism.

dnabila@lrcghana.org

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Joseph Awekoli Asobayire

Director, Finance & Administration

Joseph is the Director of Finance and Administration of the Legal Resources Centre (LRC). He has a Masters of Business Administration in Finance, a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and a Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, (GIMPA) He has a Bachelor of Arts Secretaryship Degree (BSEC) and a Diploma in Education (Dip. Ed.), from the University of Cape Coast. He owns a certificate in French from Village du Benin, Republique Togolaise, Togo. He is a Senior Management Team member, directly responsible to the Executive Director and responsible for the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, budgets, cash flow projections, payroll management budget performance and monitoring and accounts for audits. He provides leadership and direction in the formulation of financial management policies and procedures. He develops updates and implements Administrative policies and procedures, undertakes Human Resource Planning and Development, Performance Management, Compensation Management and labor relations, and ensures adherence with statutory regulations, Develops and implements LRC strategic plan. He has financially managed several magnitudes of funds from both internal and external governmental and international donor agencies including Ghana government, World Bank, US Department of State, USAID, UKaid, DANIDA, EU, UNDP, ILO, DFID, WATH, GRAP, RAVI, AED, Action Aid and STAR-Ghana.

jasobayire@lrcghana.org

Wendy Adzo Ata

Administrative Assistant

Wendy holds a bachelors degree in Business Administration, Banking and Finance option from Valley View University. She also holds a Professional Development Certificate in Project Management from the International Organizational Capacity Building (IOCB), Ghana and a Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation from GIMPA . She works directly with the Director of Finance and Administration to provide direction on administrative aspects of the LRC’S Work. She is the Internship Coordinator for the International Lawyering Internship programme of the LRC. As a project coordinator she has coordinated various projects including the Virginia Gildersleeve International Fund (VGIF) project (Paralegal Training of women in the Northern and Upper East Region) and the Elections 2012: truth be told project

wata@lrcghana.org

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Samson A. Akanpigbiam

Programme Officer

Samson holds a B.A in Sociology with Psychology from the University of Ghana, a Post Graduate Diploma(Education) from Valley View University and a certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation(M&E) from GIMPA. He also holds HND Statistics from Ho Polytechnic, Ghana. He is driven with the aim of Health concerns in the Upper East and Northern Regions; hence he has worked with the Dodowa Health Research Centre (Ghana Health Service) in the Dangme-West District as a Research Assistant for six years.

Samson Akanpigbiam is currently the Project Officer to STAR HEALTH, Right to Health Project which is on-going in three communities, each in the Northern Region and Upper East Region respectively.

sakanpigbiam@lrcghana.org

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Robert Tettey Nomo Jnr.

Associate Staff

Robert holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and English from the University of Ghana, Legon and currently studying Law at Central University Law School. He works directly with the Director of Programmes. He coordinated a UNDP sponsored project “Ensuring Access to Justice through awareness creation and running of Legal aid clinics in marginalized population in selected regions in Ghana. He is enthused to achieve results for human development through hard work and has a passion to help the poor and render support to the marginalized.

rnomo@lrcghana.org

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Stephen Akwara

Support Staff

Stephen Akwara as a Support staff has been with the LRC since 2006.He has contributed to the success of the organization for the past 9 years. He is responsible for sanitation and security.

sakwara@lrcghana.org