Deputy Director of Institutional Advancement
Akosua (at) jwj.org
(202) 393-1044 x109
Originally from Ghana, Akosua has a decade of experience working in the nonprofit sector, securing financial resources for nonprofit organizations engaged in social justice work. In her current role as development director, she is responsible for raising the organization’s c3 and c4 budgets as well as supporting the fundraising efforts of the JWJ network of coalitions. Before joining JWJ, Akosua worked for the ONE Campaign, helping to manage the organization’s foundation grant-related efforts and processes Prior to the ONE Campaign, she served as a key member of the Center for Community Change’s resource development unit, managing the fundraising portfolios of program directors while supporting the department’s overall fundraising and development c3 and c4 goals. In her spare time, she offers pro bono fundraising assistance to small nonprofit organizations in the D.C. area. Akosua holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Howard University and a master’s degree in public policy from George Mason University.