PUC Alumnus Elected First Black African to Chair a Committee at G200 Youth Forum
Mr Steven Blessing Ackah, an alumnus of Pentecost University College (PUC) has been selected as the first Black African to chair the New Strategies for Financial Sector and World Economy Committee under the Ministers for Economy Delegation at the upcoming G200 Youth Summit facilitated by the President of G20Y Association.
The G200 Youth Forum slated for December 6 to 10, 2017, will be the largest international event organized for young leaders in 2017, and about 300 young leaders, parliamentarians, students and academics, representatives of the business world, governments and international organizations will be participating in it.
The result of the G200 Youth Summit will be a final Communique (recommendation) discussed and approved by the participants. This will be disseminated throughout the world and shared with the Heads of States and leading international Organisations such as the IMF, WORLD BANK, UNITED NATIONS, OECD, EUROPEAN UNION AND AFRICA UNION.
This is the first time a black person is chairing such a committee and It is expected that, Steven will make Ghana proud and serve as a young mentor to many youth across Africa.
Steven Blessing Ackah, a young dynamic and intelligent Ghanaian, whose immense influence,
cuts across the world, completed Pentecost University College in 2014 having graduated with BSc Banking and Finance.
Steven Blessing Ackah, is a youth diplomat, a member of National Election Early Warning and Response Group under the Ghana National Peace Council and cutting-edge strategist with an outstanding record in both social enterprise and profit-making business. Based on his advocacy on youth employment policies and job bank strategies, he was bestowed the Most Outstanding Personality Service Award 2017 by West Africa Merit award Organization.
With endorsements from H.E. Ambassador Professor Dr. Tal Edgars- UN Ambassador to Africa, and Mrs. Ana Manduley Atarodian, US Based and Co- Founder of UAE- AFRICA MDC, Mr. Ackah was nominated to join the G200 Alumni Association and was extended the role to chair one of the Committees.